d'après nature

Film, installation and performance by Christian Rizzo, long-term project

Chapter1: residency from April 2nd to 7th, 2018 . Mémorial du camp de Rivesaltes (France)
— in the framework of a carte blanche to Christian Rizzo
Public presentation on April 7th, 2018

Chapter 2: residency from April 17th to 27th, 2018 . National Taichung Theater, Taichung (Taiwan)
Public presentation on April 27th, 2018

Upcoming date

14
January
to 13 February 2020

"d'après nature" by Christian Rizzo

Centre Culturel André Malraux, Scène nationale de Vandoeuvres-Les-Nancy (France)

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Explanatory note

D’après nature is a hybrid choreographic project between installation, video and dance. Regarded as both a roaming laboratory and a performance area, it is a contemporary venue that summons the past, rebooted in sound and image.  

Christian Rizzo’s choreographic script relates mainly to the theatre, as a non-negotiable prerequisite, making movement and composition spring to life as a single entity.

He yearns to probe the structure of works that have marked his career and deems it important to re-assess some active principles.  

Regardless of angles or views in choreographic spatial arrangements, no theatre exists in which you can watch a dance at a distance where it merges with its surroundings, or so close-up that the body itself cannot be contemplated other than in its entirety. In terms of framing, film is the natural choice to explore the relationships in the landscape and the body-landscapes. Is it also, perhaps, the desire to offer an alternative fictional space for abstract dance?     

Each residency is designed as a specific occurrence, producing a unique experience that creates a dialogue, in the form of a performed installation, films and a ‘live’ presence.

Cast and References

Conception: Christian Rizzo | Images: Sophie Laly and Christian Rizzo

Production: ICI — centre chorégraphique national Montpellier – Occitanie / Pyrénées-Méditerranée / Direction Christian Rizzo | Co-production (pending): Mémorial du camp de Rivesaltes, National Taichung Theater (Taiwan)

Upcoming date(s)

14 January to 13 February 2020

Centre Culturel André Malraux, Scène nationale de Vandoeuvres-Les-Nancy (France)

Last dates

27 April 2018

— Chapter 2
National Taichung Theater, Taichung (Taiwan)
— with the support of l'Institut Français

7 April 2018

— Chapter 1
Mémorial de Rivesaltes (France)

highlighted dates: public open activities

Archives

November 2019

  • 6
    Le club de danse — Nacera Belaza
  • 6 to 7
    "d'à côté" by Christian Rizzo
  • 7
    Fenêtre sur résidence — Nacera Belaza
  • 8
    "comme crâne, comme culte." by Christian Rizzo
  • 12 to 15
    Pratique du matin/exerce — Ishmael Houston-Jones

    ICI—CCN
    → 10am to 12pm [professional dancers]

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  • 12
    Atelier EN COMMUN
  • 14 to 15
    "d'à côté" by Christian Rizzo

    Le Théâtre de Rungis (France)

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  • 15
    Exerce classe ouverte — Ishmael Houston-Jones

    ICI—CCN
    → from 2pm to 5pm [all audiences]

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  • 21 to 23
    Carte blanche — Vincent Dupont

    Repère - Repaire
    ICI—CCN

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  • 26
    Atelier EN COMMUN

    led by Christine Jouve and Catherine Beziex
    Studio Yano, ICI—CCN
    → from 6:30pm to 8:30pm [all audiences]

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  • 29 to 30
    "une maison" by Christian Rizzo

    Opéra de Lille (France)
    — in the framework of NEXT Festival

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December 2019

  • 2 to 6
    Pratique du matin/exerce — Hélène Cathala

    ICI—CCN
    → 10am to 12pm [professional dancers]

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  • 3
    Atelier EN COMMUN

    led by Christine Jouve and Catherine Beziex
    Studio Yano, ICI—CCN
    → from 6:30pm to 8:30pm [all audiences]

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  • 3
    "d'à côté" by Christian Rizzo

    Opéra de Lille (France)

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  • 3
    "une maison" by Christian Rizzo

    Le Bateau Feu - Scène nationale Dunkerque (France)

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  • 9
    Exerce classe ouverte — Pauline Le Boulba

    ICI—CCN
    → from 2pm to 5pm [all audiences]

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  • 10
    Atelier EN COMMUN

    led by Christine Jouve and Catherine Beziex
    Studio Yano, ICI—CCN
    → from 6:30pm to 8:30pm [all audiences]

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  • 11 to 14
    "une maison" by Christian Rizzo

    Théâtre National de Bretagne, Rennes (France)

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January 2020

  • 6 to 10
    Pratique du matin/exerce — Dalila Khatir

    ICI—CCN
    → 10am to 12pm [professional dancers]

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  • 6 to 7
    District Danse, season 4 ! — Elsa Decaudin

    Studio Bagouet, ICI—CCN
    → 7pm [free admission]

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  • 8 to 21
    Résidence Par/ICI : Nosfell

    ICI—CCN

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  • 9
    Par/ICI: — Nosfell

    Le Corps des Songes, spectacle
    Studio Bagouet, ICI—CCN
    → 8pm

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  • 10 to 11
    "une maison" by Christian Rizzo

    Théâtre de Lorient, Centre dramatique national (France)

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  • 13
    "sakınan göze çöp batar" by Christian Rizzo

    L'Empreinte, Scène nationale Brive/Tulle, Tulle (France)

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  • 14 January to 13 February
    "TTT : tourcoing-taipei-tokyo" by Christian Rizzo and Iuan-Hau Chiang

    Centre Culturel André Malraux, Scène nationale de Vandoeuvres-Les-Nancy (France)

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  • 14 January to 13 February
    "d'après nature" by Christian Rizzo

    Centre Culturel André Malraux, Scène nationale de Vandoeuvres-Les-Nancy (France)

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  • 14
    Atelier EN COMMUN

    led by Christine Jouve and Catherine Beziex
    Studio Yano, ICI—CCN
    → from 6:30pm to 8:30pm [all audiences]

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  • 16
    Exhibition opening — Félicia Atkinson

    La chambre d'écho, ICI—CCN
    → 7pm [free admission]

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  • 16 January to 21 February
    Exhibition "Adaptation Assez Facile" of Félicia Atkinson

    La chambre d'écho, ICI—CCN
    → Wednesdays and Thursdays from 2pm to 6pm / Fridays from 2pm to 5pm [free admission]

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  • 18
    "comme crâne, comme culte." by Christian Rizzo

    ONYX - La Carrière - Saint-Herblain (France)
    — in the framework of Festival Trajectoires

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  • 21
    Par/ICI: — Nosfell

    ad hoc, étape de travail performée
    Studio Bagouet, ICI—CCN
    → 7pm

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  • 22
    Le club de danse — Émilie Labédan

    L'Atelier Buffard, ICI—CCN
    → from 7pm to 9pm [all audiences]

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  • 28
    Exerce classe ouverte — Joanne Clavel

    ICI—CCN
    → from 2pm to 5pm [all audiences]

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  • 28
    Atelier EN COMMUN

    led by Christine Jouve and Catherine Beziex
    Studio Yano, ICI—CCN
    → from 6:30pm to 8:30pm [all audiences]

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February 2020

  • 3 to 14
    Résidence de recherche et de création : Michèle Murray

    ICI—CCN

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  • 4
    "une maison" by Christian Rizzo

    TMS, Scène nationale archipel de Thau, Sète (France)

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  • 4
    Atelier EN COMMUN

    led by Christine Jouve and Catherine Beziex
    Studio Yano, ICI—CCN
    → from 6:30pm to 8:30pm [all audiences]

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  • 6 to 7
    "une maison" by Christian Rizzo

    ThéâtredelaCité – CDN Toulouse Occitanie (France)
    — in corealization with La Place de la Danse - CDCN Toulouse / Occitanie

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  • 11
    "b.c, janvier 1545, fontainebleau." by Christian Rizzo

    Centre Culturel André Malraux, Scène nationale de Vandœuvres-Les-Nancy (France)

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  • 12 to 14
    Exercice commun — Public presentation of the work of the master exerce's students

    ICI—CCN
    → 7pm [free admission on reservation]

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  • 13
    "sakınan göze çöp batar" by Christian Rizzo ​

    Centre Culturel André Malraux, Scène nationale de Vandœuvres-Les-Nancy (France)

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