La Comédie of Reims proposes a great tribute evening to the late Bernard Heidsieck, major French poet/performer, inventor of the action-poetry in the mid 50s, died on November 22th 2014 at the age of 86, with the screening of the documentary film ‘Bernard Heidsieck, poetry in action’, filled with valuable comments and contemporary archives, directed by Anne-Laure Chamboissier and Philippe Franck, in collaboration with Gilles Coudert (2014, 55 min duration). they will present this documentary (co-produced by a.pr.e.s production, CHAM projects, Solang Production Paris Brussels & Transcultures), which is also the subject of a book-DVD “Variations on Bernard Heidsieck” (also in English) which comes out (a co-edition of a.pr.e.s editions and CNAP).
This projection/presentation will be followed at 20:30 by the performance ‘Respirations et brèves rencontres’ a major text written by Bernard Heidsieck performed by Laurent Poitrenaux who dialogues with the breaths of recorded missing artists.
- Comédie de Reims
- 3, chaussée Bocquaine, Reims – France
- Co-production, a.p.r.e.s production, CHAM Projects, Solang Production Paris Brussels, Transcultures.
- With the support of the commission Image Mouvement du CNAP and the Natalie Seroussi Gallery.