“For me, the fusion of sculpture, music and dance is not a performance but a communion.” A.K.

"Jazz and Sculpture are created urgently. Extreme risk is the minimum condition of this creation, the absolute measure of the musican and sculptor...... Revival of verticality in my sculpture is linked to statuary, music and dance." A.K. 


  • May 2011
    Choreography by Jean-Claude Gallotta for the sculpture Résistance

  • October 2009
    Concert for the exhibition Kirili - Gorchov 
    Jérôme Bourdellon, Thomas Buckner, Laurel Jenkins Tentindo & Ali Fekih
    Galerie Jean-Luc & Takako Richard, Paris

  • June 2007
    Concert for the inauguration of the sculpture Hommage à Charlie Parker
    David Murray
    Espace Massena, Paris

  • June 2007
    Concert for the exhibition Kirili et les Nymphéas
    Roscoe Mitchell, Thomas Buckner, Jérôme Bourdellon & Dalila Khatir
    Musée de l'Orangerie , Paris

  • April 2007
    Totem, Cd release concert
    Jérôme Bourdellon, Thomas Buckner, Alain Kirili,
    Roulette, New York

  • November 2006
    Jérôme Bourdellon, Thomas Buckner, Alain Kirili,
    CD édité chez mutablemusic, New York

  • October 11, 2006
    New Forms and sounds,
    Clifton Hyde, Joe Mc Phee et In Extremis d'Alain Kirili 
    Roulette, New York

  • January 14, 2006
    Jérôme Bourdellon,Sabir Mateen, Didier Lasserre 
    Rue Rodier's Studio, Paris

  • April 18, 2005
    Concert au théâtre du Palais-Royal
    Jérôme Bourdellon, Thomas Buckner, Joseph Jarman, Dalila Khatir
    Théâtre du Palais-Royal, Paris

  • April 13, 2004
    Thomas Buckner, Daniel Carter, Leroy Jenkins, Ludmila Konstantinova, Alvin Lucier, Jill van Nostrand 
    New York Studio School, New York

  • October 24, 2002
    Time of Communion
    Alain Kirili, Somei Satoh, Kei Takei, Thomas Buckner Aki Takahashi,
    The Kitchen, New York

  • June 20, 2000
    Steve Lacy, Roswell Rudd 
    Sainte Chapelle, Paris

  • March 30, 2000
    The sound of sculpture,
    Daniel Carter, Sabir Mateen, Joe Mc Phee, Matthew Shipp, Thomas Buckner, Sotigui Kouyaté, Jérôme Bourdellon, Leroy Jenkins, Mark Dresser, Maria Mitchell,
    Merkin Hall, New York

  • March 30, 1997
    Billy Bang, Violon solo for Commandment 
    White Street's Studio, New York

  • August 25, 1996
    Archie Shepp, Masques, 
    XIXe Uzeste Musical, Uzeste

  • July 7, 1996
    Cecil Taylor - Alain Kirili,
    Cité de la Musique, Paris

  • June 21, 1996
    Archie Shepp - Sunny Murray
    Sculpture inauguration Grand commandement blanc
    Jardin des Tuileries, Paris

  • August 25, 1995
    Solo & Sculpture 
    Cecil Taylor - Alain Kirili,
    Knitting Factory, New York

  • April 25, 1993
    Duo with sculpture by Alain Kirili, 
    Steve Lacy - Irene Aebi
    Knitting Factory, New York

  • June 3, 1992
    Baptism by music for the sculpture of Alain Kirili.
    Steve Lacy saxophone-soprano solo,
    Daniel Templon Gallery, Paris