co-pulation

- Creation 2019 - 65 min. / 3 dancers - 


Co-Pulation is a choreographic trio for 2 dancers and 1 human-sized puppet. The piece deals with the desire of absolute and authenticity that leads or loses each person. Our body research uses different techniques of contemporary and aerial dance as well as objects (ropes) manipulations on precise rhythms.

 

The dramaturgical composition is based on some writings of J-L. Borges who, through a literary search for authenticity, evoke vain artifices - mirrors, masks or copulation - to approach the idea of a reproduction identical to the reality – so many vain attempts that return the characters to their existential solitude.

 

We thus produce a concrete, rhythmic and mimetic dance. The choreographic composition is built from manipulations and shifting of ropes that embody this quest for authenticity, dotted with doubts, knots and frustrations. Some suspensions bring a breath and an oneiric desire of elevation to an inaccessible absolute.

 

"Mirrors and copulation are abominable, because they multiply the number of individuals." (Jorge Luis Borges)

credits

Choreography : Fu LE

Performers : Roxane OUAZANA, Claire CHASTAING, Lola LEFEVRE

Sound design : Harun BAYRAKTAR

Light design : CĂ©line BALESTRA

Wardrobe : Candice BESSERVE

Puppets : Arnaud LOUSKI-PANE, CharlĂšne DUBRETON (Mazette)

Tour

24 May 2019 : Ecam - ThĂ©Ăątre du Kremlin-BicĂȘtre (94)

 

COPULATION (Short Form) - 35 min. / 2 dancers -

2019

23-24-25 July : MIMOS Festival / PĂ©rigueux

06 June : Carreau du Temple - La Fabrique de la Danse / Paris

30 May : ACT Festival / Bilbao (Spain)

22 March 2019 : Point EphémÚre / Paris (75)

9 March 2019 : Croiseur / Lyon (69)

3 March 2019 : Le Dansoir / Ouistreham (14)


2018

19 Sep : Théùtre de l'Oulle / Avignon (84)

30 Jun : Hanover Choreography Contest (Germany)

28 May : 783 - Danse Dense / Nantes (44)

31 Mar : CDCN - La Briqueterie / Vitry (94)

 

2017

30 Nov : Dance Limerick (Ireland)

28 Oct : R.E.D Dance center (Norway)


PARTNERS

Coproductions : ECAM (Kremlin-BicĂȘtre), Beaumarchais-SACD

Fundings : Beaumarchais-SACD, SPEDIDAM, SACD

Residencies : R.E.D. (Norway), Dance Limerick (Ireland), ThĂ©Ăątre de l'Oulle (Avignon), Le Dansoir (Ouistreham), ECAM (Kremlin-BicĂȘtre), ChĂąteau de Monthelon (MontrĂ©al), Le Silo (MĂ©rĂ©ville)

Accueils Studio : CDCN - La Briqueterie (Vitry), CND (Pantin, Lyon), Studio Lucien (Lyon), La MĂ©nagerie de Verre (Paris)

Supports : Danse Dense (Pantin), Le Croiseur (Lyon), La Fabrique de la Danse (Paris)

AWARDS

ACT Festival - Best Direction (Bilbao, 2019)

Beaumarchais SACD - Choreography prize (Paris, 2018)