Offroad Mountainbike

sur les traces du wombat

This 'site' of the d a n s e  project was commissioned by the Parc Départemental de Chamarande for their annual summer festival in July 2005, the Parcours de danse.

My project was to expose  d a n s e  to the natural environment of the park at Chamarande, allowing the elements of both to mutually effect each other. My interest lay in using the materials of  d a n s e  to make a response to the found environment and to explore the effects of one on the other, without succumbing to the seduction of the park and the production of beautiful images, but rather, to stay close to the work whilst allowing it to be impregnated by the park.

duration  40 minutes

original cast  
Fabien Almakiewicz | Rosalind Crisp | Andrew Morrish | Ulrike Reinbott | Sylvie Robert | Lizzie Thomson

A new version of the work will be performed in the festival DedansDehors 28 May 2011 and in the festival June Events of the Atelier de Paris-Carolyn Carlson 17 and 19 June 2011. The dancers will be Mélanie Colet |  Virginie Cincet |  Céline Debyser |  Max Fossati |  Andrew Morrish |  and  24  guests.  As artist in residence between la Norville and the Atelier de Paris-Carolyn Carlson, Rosalind Crisp has invited a group of dancers and non-professionals from Paris and La Norville to join the project.

Rosalind Crisp, associate artist  of the Atelier de Paris, benefits from a cross-residency between La Norville and the Atelier de Paris-Carolyn Carlson in 2010-2011. This residency receives the support of the DRAC Ile-de-France and the Conseil général de l’Essonne.

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