Presented by Trimukhi Platform and Institut Français / French Embassy in India in partnership with Alliance française du Bengale, The Japan Foundation New Delhi, l’Université du Québec à Montréal, Hexagram and MACE, the amazing night-long festival of contemporary performing arts and inventive thought Night of Theatre n°10 • La Nuit des Idées take place on January 27 2018 at Trimukhi Cultural Centre in the Santhal tribal village of Borotalpada, West Bengal, India where artists and philosophers from Kolkata, Paris, New Delhi, Tokyo, Montréal and Mexico together with actors, dancers and musicians from Borotalpada will both showcase in situ sound, theatre, dance or dance-theatre performances and evolve in philosophical proclamations as well as in stimulative discussions about “flows of intensity”… It will be asked to each one: « Tell us not what you want but what carries you. Where are your energies, what are your energies? »… before inviting all to join for a joyful multicultural dance party until the sun rise again… Participate in the programme this year: Sukla Bar (India), Bhudray Besra (India), Barbara Cassin (France), Jean-Frédéric Chevallier (France, India), Divya Dwivedi (India), Élodie Guignard (France), Surujmoni Hansda (India), André Éric Létourneau (Canada), Patrice Maniglier (France), Shaj Mohan (India), Tibru Murmu (India), Ikue Nakagawa (Japón), and Paola Torres (Mexico). The event is also part of Bonjour India, a four-month-long celebration of Indo-French innovation, creativity and partnership.
The journey starts on Saturday 27th January 2018 at 1 pm from Howrah station, Kolkata, coming back in Kolkata next day at 11 am. Booking is open online, at Alliance française du Bengale and MACE. A very limited number of seats is still available. Contribution fee includes train tickets, private bus, tea/snack, entrance to the festival, dinner, overnight stay in the village and breakfast.
Barbara Cassin, Philosophe, CNRS, France
Divya Dwivedi, Philosophe, Indian Institute of Technology, Inde
Patrice Maniglier, Philosophe, Université Paris-Nanterre, France
Shaj Mohan, Philosophe, Inde
André Éric Létourneau, Artiste sonore, Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada
Jean-Frédéric Chevallier, Philosophe et metteur en scène, Trimukhi Platform, Inde