the relationship

 

between

 

dance and politics

Histoires Condansées


2011

Performance-lecture on the history of Dance

Foofwa Imobilité traces the history of dance in the twentieth century. Danced demonstrations, videos and historical elements intersect to address in a personal, playful and empirical way, the major trends of contemporary dance.

In the first part, it gives us a glimpse of what was dance before the twentieth century and discusses in turn the great figures who have allowed this art to become what it is today …

In the second part, he develops an important aspect of this legacy—as appropriate and as requested—it may deal with transmission methods, the relationship between dance and politics, that which was born in the twentieth century and again found in today’s art, a particular trend …

Videos

Credits

Histoires Condansées
One-man-show chorégraphique et pédagogique sur certaines histoires de la danse
Création Théâtre de l’Arsenic – Lausanne, 14 mars 2011
Durée Environ 2 heures
Concept, texte et performance Foofwa d’Imobilité
Lumière Jonathan O’Hear
Production Neopost Foofwa
Remerciements Murielle Perritaz, Christina Thurner, Anne-Pascale Mittaz, Sandrine Kuster, Raphaëlle Renken, Antoine Lengo
Un projet développé en collaboration avec la Plateforme de Médiation de l’AVDC et Reso – Réseau danse suisse, avec le soutien de Pro Helvetia dans le cadre de son programme Médiation culturelle.
Neopost Foofwa bénéficie d’un soutien conjoint de la Ville de Genève, de la République et Canton de Genève et de Pro Helvetia.

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