Frédéric Pouillaude


Frédéric Pouillaude, after a training in ballet and contemporary dance, has studied philosophy at the École normale supérieure de Paris. He has been an associate professor in the philosophy of art at Paris-Sorbonne University since 2007. He has published “Unworking Choreography: The Notion of the Work in Dance” in 2009 (English translation: Oxford University Press, 2017, translated by Anna Pakes), and edited, with Aline Caillet, a collective volume on documentary practices in art: “Un art documentaire. Enjeux esthétiques, politiques et éthiques” (Presses universitaires de Rennes, 2017). He has been a junior member of the Institut Universitaire de France since 2013. Some of his articles have been published in English language: “Scène and Contemporaneity,” in The Drama Review, “Dance as Documentary: Conflictual Images in the Choreographic Mirror (On “Archive” by Arkadi Zaides),” in the Dance Research Journal and “To the Letter: Lettrism, Dance, Reenactment,” in The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Reenactment. He is currently completing a book on documentary art practices, provisionally entitled “Représentations factuelles: Art et pratiques documentaires.”