hors concours


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hors concours

Describing an invited exhibit or exhibitor, ineligible for an award in a competition owing to acknowledged superiority.
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Mabini Art no longer there, the so-called Mall Art, those rehashed hors concours paintings of bestseller subjects sold in the malls around the metro, sprouted.
On the whole the choreography was feeble - Morris with his soft imagery and Brace with his cheeky United Nations gloss on Kurt Jooss's Green Table were virtually hors concours. There were such oddities as Amedeo Amodio's modish confection for his Aterballetto company (where was Bejart when we, or perhaps Amodio, needed him?); a startlingly self-indulgent doodle by John Alleyne for his British Columbia troupe; and choreography by the yard from the Leipzig Ballet and the Dutch National.
Le programme du festival ouvert a Mostaganem comporte des soirees hors concours qui seront animees par une pleiade de mounchids, la projection de nouveaux clips dans ce genre musical dont un du mounchid Belalia Dehiba de Mostaganem, ainsi que par quatre ateliers abordant, entre autres, les principes d'interpretation de l'inchad, les maqamate arabes et les rythmes et les repetitions vocales et encadres par des professeurs dans le domaine.
contingent: late-'70s or early-'80s pieces about Dennis Oppenheim, Robert Smithson, Alice Aycock, William Wegman (punctuated by a decade-long near-blackout - Andy Warhol and Robert Mapplethorpe crop up as subjects but are, along with Joseph Beuys, hors concours) are followed by essays on Richard Prince and Louise Bourgeois who share, for all purposes, the American stage of the late '80s.
Six representations hors concours auront lieu, egalement, a Ain-Temouchent.
Other sidebars include First Films World Competition, Hors Concours (World Greats), Focus on World Cinema and Documentaries of the World.