Emmanuelle Huynh (FR)


Emmanuelle Huynh studied philosophy and dance. Her work explores the relationship with literature, music, light, ikebana (Japanese flower art) and architecture. She created among others Múa (1995), A Vida Enorme (2002), Cribles (2009), Shinbai, le Vol de l’âme (2009), TÔZAI! ... (2014), Formation (2017), Nuée (2021), Kraanerg (2022), ... From 2004 to 2012, Emmanuelle Huynh runs the Centre National de Danse Contemporaine (CNDC) in Angers and creates the Essais programme, offering a dance, creation, and performance master’s degree. From 2014 to 2016, Emmanuelle Huynh is associated as Assistant Professor at the Ecole Nationale Supérieure d’Architecture in Nantes. She intervened from 2016 to 2019 at the ENSA Nantes Mauritius. Then in 2016, she became Head of the dance, choreography, performance workshop at the Beaux-Arts of Paris.

In 2016 she created with Jocelyn Cottencin A taxi driver, an architect and the High Line, a portrait of the city of New York through its architecture, its spaces, its inhabitants and made up of films and performances. Then they created a portrait of Saint-Nazaire in 2019, We've come too far to forget who we are. They continue their collaboration with Atravessemos! – portraits of São Paulo in Brazil and Houston in the United States planned for 2023. From 2018 to 2021, she was as well associated artist at Théâtre de Nîmes, scène conventionnée d’intérêt national – art et creation – danse contemporaine where she created in March 2021 the solo Nuée in which she is the performer. It explores the question of the life itinerary, of the artistic as well as personal journey. In June 2022 she worked on a commission by the Wiener Festwochen of the musical piece Kraanerg by Xenakis with Caty Olive, 4 dancers and the musical ensemble Klangforum Wien. Emmanuelle Huynh’s work, carried by Plateforme Múa, company supported by the French Ministry of Culture and Communication – Regional Department of Cultural Affairs of Pays de la Loire, by the department of Loire-Atlantique as well as the city of Saint-Nazaire, is grounded in a broader vision of dance, producing knowledge and emotions that modify the vision that society can have of itself.


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