illustration © Araso

Fear in the state of siege

On the eve of France’s presidential elections to detach oneself from the most boring show tennis competition of the 5th Republic and read Camus’ Plague.

Auguri and other stories : contemporary dance in a state of emergency

Olivier Dubois has just presented his piece Auguri whereby bodies dash off in a race for humanity. It seems dance has had a penchant for running lately.

Amala Dianor: the body and the self

Man Rec. Only me. Wolof, Senegal, back to the origins.
Hip-hop. Contemporary dance. Absolute dance.
Music. Electronic ethnic modern, with strong bass.

Marco Berrettini, iFeel4, illustration © Araso

iFeel4: joy and disappearance of the stage as we know it

It is thus in a joyful questioning that the iFeel series comes to an end. The simplicity of the show betrays some serious work done beforehand.

Serious players

Whilst marketing has erected a temple for fun and declared it the new religion, a different wind is blowing over the kingdom of video games.

Beauty is a moveable feast for Yves-Noël Genod

Life is a moveable feast. Or so it is for Yves-Noël Genod and these kids who lack neither passion nor French kissing abilities.

Balenciaga, Bourdelle: a stroll in the antechamber of beauty

From his ivory tower at 10 Avenue George V in Paris, the Spanish Master would create collections for the elite of the elite.

François Chaignaud, Cecilia Bengolea et Hanna Hedman dans Dub Love au CND

Dub Love: an orgy of glitter, sound and sweat

In 2013 Dub Love, François Chaignaud, Cecilia Bengolea and Hanna Hedman (in lieu of Ana Pi) do the splits between pointe and dub.

Positions emerge from chaos -and so does the Blitz Theatre Group

To believe in Europe still. To start a construction site. To walk the dead. « Daily I search, now here, now there my wandering takes me. »