« A choreographic mind is a mind that has “a spatial emotional map of a situation, the emotional psychological reading of place, and of people in relation to that place and each other…” - Susan Rethorst Partager → Tweet

Co-creation Parkour + Architecture

In our search for understanding in architecture, we often look to other disciplines to help better explain our world. Architecture is the constant pursuit of understanding and explanation through the construction of urban environments – through the cities and towns we design and build we try to define the way those that will visit the space wil use it. Our understanding of this relationship evolves from project to project, location to location. This process of learning and adapting isn’t exactly fast, and the feedback loop can be years in the... Lire la suite →

Matchboxdances : dancefilm

Match Box Dances is a short, four-part dancefilm shot on the streets, sidewalks and loading docks of DUMBO, one of New York’s most quickly changing neighborhoods. The product of an inter-disciplinary collaboration, Match Box Dances is a snapshot of ongoing investigations of portraiture in dance on camera.  The project explores the intersection of public, private and personal gestures, while employing a creative and technical regard to immediacy similar to that of an instant Polaroid: The content, creation and production arise necessarily ‘of-the-moment’, and produce an artifact that functions as both... Lire la suite →

Architecture chorégraphique :: Les précédents de Béland

Dan la même lignée d’interventions de corps dans des lieux publiques (Body in Urban Space de Wili Durner) le projet Les précédents de Marie Béland investie cette fois-ci l’espace d’un parc qui nous ait familier. Ce projet d’architecture chorégraphique créer pour et dans le parc La Fontaine met en lumière l’espace du parc en intégrant les danseurs aux lignes de force du paysage ainsi qu’au mouvement des promeneurs. Deux ateliers sont offerts le dimanche pour ceux et celles qui désirent poursuivre l’expérience et interpréter à leur tour la pièce en compagnie des... Lire la suite →

Bodies in urban spaces :: by Willi Dorner

Willi Dorner :: Chorégraphe Viennois  » Bodies in urban spaces is a moving BODY TRAIL, choreographed for a group of dancers, is an temporarily intervention in diversified urban architectonical environment. The intention of “bodies in urban spaces” is to point out the urban functional structure and to uncover the restricted movement possibilities and behaviour as well as rules and limitations. By placing the bodies in selected spots the interventions provoke a thinking process and produce irritation. Passers by, residents and audience are motivated and prompted to reflect their urban surrounding and there own... Lire la suite →