Marie-Claude Poulin




Most Recent Affiliation / Department / Job Title:


  • kondition pluriel, Choreographer

ISEA Bio(s) Available:


  • ISEA2015

    Marie-Claude Poulin is trained in dance and kinanthropology at the Université du Québec à Montréal, Canada, and holds an MA in Choreography at the Inter-University Center for  Dance in Berlin, Germany. Between 1985 and 2000, she has taught in the field of somatic education and has worked as a performer, notably with choreographers Benoît Lachambre and Meg Stuart. In 2000, she co-founded the digital performance group kondition pluriel. Her works have been presented at numerous festivals and institutions, such as: ISEA, ZKM (Karlsruhe), Transmediale (Berlin), CYNETart (Dresden), EMPAC (Troy), Le Centre des arts d’Enghien les bains (Enghien), the Mois Multi (Quebec City) and the Museumsquartier Wien (Vienna). Since 2013, she is a lecturer at the University of Applied Arts in Vienna, Austria.

    ISEA2013

    Marie-Claude Poulin kondition pluriel, Canada

    ISEA2010

    Marie-Claude Poulin is a choreographer and co-founder of kondition pluriel. Her work confronts the relationship between the body and technology in a very organic manner. Her choreographic language is made of multiple bodily states, showing the body in a perpetual process of reorganization.

    ISEA2002

    Marie-Claude Poulin has developed an approach to the body founded on her practice in contemporary dance; her study and teaching of somatic-education techniques; and on her graduate-level studies in kinanthropology, where she analysed movement with respect to the nervous system.


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Last Known Location:


  • Canada



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