Ligne de crête
With Ligne de Crête, the choreographer takes up a question from the economist and philosopher Frédéric Lordon asked at a conference entitled Beyond Capitalism: "Where is the desire of people? "
Smothered in the knot of the torments of our time (social violence, outbursts of merchant desire, opaque economic and political structures, blatant injustices, withdrawal and "pampered bodies"), this simple question invites deep reflection on what, for each one is of vital interest, shielding our collective desires for social transformation. Standing up, step by step, and walking along a ridge between two dangerous slopes, the violence of institutional dysfunctions and the violence of men's passions, that is the effort to be made to re-establish a regime of desire other than the one that patiently established capitalism. A process of liberation.
Source: Theatre online
More information: https://ramdamcda.org
Born in Toulouse, dancer and choreographer Maguy Marin studied classical ballet at the Toulouse dance academy. She then joined the Strasbourg Dance Company and later Mudra, Maurice Béjart’s multi-disciplinary school in Brussels. In 1978, with Daniel Ambash, she founded the Ballet-Théâtre de l’Arche, which was to become the Compagnie Maguy Marin in 1984. The Centre Chorégraphique National de Créteil et du Val-de-Marne followed in 1985: its unremitting artistic work spread worldwide.
In 1987, Marin’s encounter with musician-composer Denis Mariotte was the starting point of a decisive partnership, which broadened the scope of experimentation.
Then in 1998, a new place to settle in, for a new Centre Chorégraphique National, in Rillieux-la-Pape: a place as a we in time and space to strengthen one’s ability to foster those diagonal forces resisting oblivion (H. Arendt).
The year 2011 saw a remodelling of the framework in which the company’s reflection and achievements unfold. After the intensity of the Rillieux-la-Pape years, there emerged a need for a new phase in Toulouse from 2012.
In January, 2015, Maguy Marin and the company find the region of Lyon. An installation to ramdam to Sainte-Foy-lès-Lyon, who engages the deployment of a new ambitious project: RAMDAM, un centre d’art.
Source : Compagnie Maguy Marin
More information : compagnie-maguy-marin.fr
Born in 1977, Fabien Plasson is a video director specialized in the field of performing arts (dance , music, etc).
During his studies at the Ecole Nationale des Beaux-Arts de Lyon (joined in 1995) Fabien discovered video art. He was trained by various video artists (Joel Bartoloméo Pascal Nottoli , Eric Duyckaerts , etc) .
He first experimented with the creation of installations and cinematic objects.
From 2001 to 2011, he was in charge of Ginger & Fred video Bar’s programming at La Maison de la Danse in Lyon. He discovered the choreographic field and the importance of this medium in the dissemination, mediation and pedagogical approach to dance alongside Charles Picq, who was a brilliant video director and the director of the video department at that time.
Today, Fabien Plasson is the video director at La Maison de la Danse and in charge of the video section of Numeridanse.tv, an online international video library, and continues his creative activities, making videos of concerts, performances and also creating video sets for live performances.
Sources: Maison de la Danse ; Fabien Plasson website
More information: fabione.fr
Ligne de crête
Artistic direction / Conception
Ulises Alvarez, Françoise Leick, Louise Mariotte, Cathy Polo, Ennio Sammarco, Marcelo Sepulveda
(dispositif scénique) Albin Chavignon, Balyam Ballabeni, Charlie Aubry
Production / Coproduction of the choreographic work
Coproductions Biennale de la Danse de Lyon, Théâtre de la Ville - Paris, Théâtre Gérard Philipe - Centre dramatique national de Saint-Denis, La Briqueterie-CDCN du Val-de-Marne, Ville de Fontenay-sous-Bois, théâtre Garonne, scène européenne – Toulouse, ThéâtredelaCité - CDN Toulouse Occitanie, La Place de la Danse - CDCN Toulouse - Occitanie, Compagnie Maguy Marin, avec le soutien du Conseil Départemental du Val de Marne pour l’aide à la création
Production / Coproduction of the video work
Biennale de la danse, Fabien Plasson 2018