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Gérald Kurdian

The Magic of Spectacular Theater
Tue, Sept 18–Wed, Sept 19 at 8pm
Abrons Arts Center

Kurdian, performer, songwriter and radio-artist, studied visual arts in E.N.S.A.P.C before taking part in the EX.E.R.CE 07 contemporary dance program directed by Mathilde Monnier and Xavier Le Roy.

His musical performances have been presented in various places such as Fondation Cartier / Paris, Centre Pompidou / Metz, MDT / Stockholm, or during the Crossing the line, Festival d'Automne, Steirischer Herbst, or Tupp festivals.

Meanwhile, he collaborated with Mette Ingvartsen, Eszter Salamon and Xavier Le Roy as a musical assistant.

He produced several radio-pieces : Je suis putain (2006), 6 mois, 1 lieu et le comportement de l’ensemble (Atelier de Création Radiophonique / Radio France - 2009), Archive Now (2010), The strength of things (L'Atelier de la Nuit / Radio France - 2012) and won,with Caroline Masini, the Phonurgia Nova research grant 2010 for their radio-musical Menace, Fantômes.

Besides, he composes love-songs for Thisisthehellomonster!, his avant-pop solo band whose first record was selected as one of the best albums of the year by the french newspaper Libération.

 
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