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2016 Paris-New York Tandem

Inaugurated in June in Central Park, the 2016 edition of Tandems, implemented by the City of Paris, will offer this fall a host of New York events in Paris cultural institutions.
In the realm of performing arts, the Théâtre de la Ville will be the venue for five New York troupe productions: "Quicksand" by Robert Ashley (September 21-24), "Portrait of myself as my father" by Nora Chipaumire (September 25 – October 1st), "The Undertaking" by Steve Cosson and The Civilians (October 5-8), "Pavement" by Kyle Abraham (October 11-15), and "Availaible Light" by Lucinda Childs.
The Théâtre de la Ville will also host two concerts over a weekend (October 8-9): Arturo O’Farrill & the Afro Latin Jazz Orchestra and ‘‘No place to go’’ by Ethan Lipton, as well as readings of New York authors by Charlotte Rampling.
Urban cultures will also be associated with Tandem à La Place, the new cultural hip hop center at Les Halles, with a series of concerts representing four decades of hip hop on October 5-9, uniting Parisian and New York artists.
Two exhibits will complete the program, one by American artist Carl Andre, one of the founders of minimalism (at the Musée d’Art moderne de la Ville de Paris - Modern Art Museum of the City of Paris - from October 18 to February 12), and a retrospective on the work of Louis Faurer, great New York photographers from the 40’s and 50’s (Henri Cartier-Bresson Foundation, from September 9 to December 18).
Eighteen libraries of the City of Paris network will also complete the program with exhibits and meetings devoted to American detective novels, front pages of the New Yorker, the history of Ellis Island, underground New York music, urban development, sociology, cosmopolitanism and recent migrations.
The 2016 Paris-New York Tandem has been rolled out by the Institut français and the City of Paris in partnership with the Cultural Services of the French Embassy in the U.S. and the U.S. Embassy in France, with the support of the City of New York.
  •   Pavement de Kyle Abraham © Em Watson  
  •   Available light de Lucinda Childs © DR  
  •   Carl Andre, Sculpture as Place, 1958–2010 Photo Bill Jacobson © Carl AndreLicensed by VAGA, New York, courtesy Dia Art Foundation, New York  
  •   “No Place to Go” d’Ethan Lipton © Sara Krulwich/The New York Times