Performance

Ductus Midi by Anne Lise Le Gac and Arthur Chambry

19 & 20 November 2019, 20.00

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Concept

Anne Lise Le Gac and Arthur Chambry

With

Christophe Manivet

Lighting design

Nils Doucet

Dramaturgy

Pauline le Boulba

Produced by

OKAY CONFIANCE & Parallèle - Plateforme pour la jeune création internationale

Coproduction

Veem House for Performance

Supported by

Life Long Burning (LLB) project, co-funded by the Culture Programme of the European Union

Ductus Midi will have its Dutch premiere on Tuesday November 19.


Ductus Midi reintroduces the medieval ductus principle. Instead of following a pre-determinded route (leading from A to B), this way of thinking, reading and moving arises from the course and experience of the journey itself. 


The length of the journey is never the same and has different rhythms. You cross the paths of two travelers. An encounter takes place. See where you go without anticipating a final destination. You follow a winding route over unstable, rocky ground. Sometimes a skill may be the consequence of adapting to the changing environment, like expertly stamping in puddles or dancing with thunder.


In a hazy terrain with blurred borders, we embark on a trip without a plan.



Anne Lise Le Gac

Anne Lise Le Gac performed ACTION // TRADITION // COUVERCLE at Bâtard Festival at Veem House for Performance in 2018. She lives in Marseille. She studied at the Fine Arts School in Strasbourg from 2003 to 2008, focusing on performance art. She completed the ESSAIS master programme for dance at CNDC Angers in 2013. In 2014, she worked with choreographer Claudia Triozzi. Anne Lise Le Gac has also created solo pieces such as La Caresse du Coma and a collaborative performance project, GRAND MAL, with Élie Ortis, which they presented at the Les Urbaines festival in Lausanne, at Festival Parallèle in Marseilles and at the Tanzquartier Wien reopening weekend. Since 2015, she has been co-organising the performance festival OKAY CONFIANCE that was recently held at La Ferme du Buisson in Paris.

In residency at Centrale Fies (IT), she created Ductus Midi in collaboration with the artist and musician Arthur Chambry. 


Ductus Midi is a coproduction of Kunstenfestivaldesarts, Bruxelles (BE), Pôle Arts de la Scène - Friche la Belle de Mai Marseille (FR), Veem House for Performance, Amsterdam (NL), ICI - Centre Chorégraphique National de Montpellier/Occitanie met steun van Life Long Burning Network (UE), Arsenic - Centre d’art scénique contemporain, Lausanne (CH), Tanzquartier Wien (AT), Be My Guest – Réseau international pour la jeune création, Théâtre Saint-Gervais, Genève (CH), 3 bis f - lieu d'arts contemporains, Aix-en-Provence (FR), Buda Kunstencentrum, Courtrai (BE), Centrale Fies_art work space / Live Works, Dro (IT)