100% polyester, objet dansant n° (à définir)

By Christian Rizzo and Caty Olive, 1999

Duration 15 minutes

100 Nyc Crédit Caty Olive
100 Nyc Crédit Caty Olive
1 / 4 — © Caty Olive
100 Crédit Caty Olive 1
2 / 4 — © Caty Olive
100 Crédit Caty Olive 2
3 / 4 — © Caty Olive
100 Crédit Caty Olive 3
4 / 4 — © Caty Olive

Note d'intention

« The origin of the project 100% polyester, objet dansant n°(à définir) comes from the desire to be able to present a dance from which the body-material is missing. I wanted to make visible the “dancing” idea that a contemplation/hypnosis time would lead to an imaginary reasoning and/or a reflection on absence. Also the desire to bring together my principal activities (movement, costume, sound) into one project.

The image of the wind in the curtains at nap time, the idea of everyone's ghosts, Paul Virilio's book Esthétique de la disparition, (perhaps some of my childhood motives), have accompanied me and are still accompanying me today on this piece.

100% polyester, objet dansant n°(à définir) is a project relying on the fragility and the simplicity of the proposition. Then, it seems important to me to recontexctualise “object” every other performance. Thus, ‘hanging/time/progress/material » are modified according to the architectural place. »

Christian Rizzo - July, 2012 (extract)

Teaser of "100% polyester, objet dansant n°(à définir)"

Casting and mentions

Conception: Christian Rizzo and Caty Olive

Production editing: l’association fragile | Executive production: ICI — centre chorégraphique national Montpellier - Occitanie / Direction Christian Rizzo

Thanks to Mannux, Pascale Paoli, Catarina Campino, Emmanuelle Huynh, João Fiadero / lab7 et l’équipe de la Ménagerie de verre

This piece is available on tour.

Two versions are possible:
. visual art installation presented in loop,
. performance (around 15 minutes).

Last dates

20 June 2020

CND, Pantin (France)
— in the framework of Camping 2020

15 June 2020

CND, Pantin (France)
— in the framework of Camping 2020

15 to 30 September 2015

L'Avant-Scène, Cognac (France)

11 to 13 February 2015

Théâtre Vidy, Lausanne (Switzerland)

13 May 2010

CNDC d'Angers (France)
— in the framework of Festival Jours étranges au Quai

17 to 29 November 2009

École Supérieure des Industries du Textile, Casablanca (Morocco)

21 to 22 July 2009

Festival Arcus Temporum, Pannonhalma (Hungary)

17 June to 11 July 2009

Festival de Marseille (France)

25 to 27 September 2008

Festival Crossing the Line – FIAF, New York (Unites States)

9 to 13 October 2007

Opéra de Lille (France)
— in the framework of Opération Remix

9 to 19 May 2007

Spring Wawe, Séoul (Korea)

2 to 5 May 2007

CND – Centre National de la Danse, Pantin (France)

15 to 16 October 2005

Festival Dance Umbrella, London (United Kingdom)

9 to 10 October 2004

Kanagawa Arts Foundation, Yokohoma (Japan)

16 to 17 April 2004

Centre Culturel Français de Hanoï (Vietnam)

2 to 6 February 2004

Institute for choreography and dance, Cork (Ireland)

29 November 2003

Hebbel Am Ufer, Berlin (Germany)

6 July 2002

Associacion Cultural Conservas, Barcelone (Spain)

25 to 26 May 2002

MC93, Bobigny
— in the framework of Rencontres chorégraphiques de Seine-Saint-Denis

17 to 18 May 2002

Festival Short Formats, Milan (Italy)

23 October 2001

Now Festival, Nottingham (United Kingdom)

8 July 2000

L'Usine, Dijon
— in the framework of the exhibition I Love Dijon

23 June 1999

La Ménagerie de Verre, Paris (France) [premiere]
— in the framework of the Festival Les inaccoutumés

highlighted dates: public open activities

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