March 31, 2015 at 10:32 am

Light Bending Dance Performance Will Touch Your Soul

by twistedsifter


Hakanaï is a solo choreographic performance that unfolds through a series of images in motion. In Japanese Hakanaï denotes that which is temporary and fragile, evanescent and transient, and in this case something set between dreams and reality.

While widely associated with nature, the term is now often used to elicit an intangible aspect of the human condition and its precariousness. It encompasses two elements: that concerning the human being as well as that related to dreams. This symbolic relationship is the foundation of the dance composition in which a dancer gives life to a space somewhere between the borders of imagination and reality, through her interactions with the images she encounters.

The images are on-stage animations that move in physical patterns according to the rhythm of the live sounds that they follow. The performance’s outcome is the revelation of a digital installation to its audience. [source]



© Romain Etienne / Item



© Romain Etienne / Item



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The Adrien M / Claire B Company has been acting in the fields of the digital arts and performing arts since 2004. They create many forms of art, from stage performances to exhibitions combining real and virtual worlds with IT tools that were developed and customised specifically for them. They place the human body at the heart of technological and artistic challenges and adapt today’s technological tools to create a timeless poetry through a visual language based on playing and enjoyment, which breeds imagination. The projects are carried out by Adrien Mondot and Claire Bardainne. The company operates as a research and creativity workshop based out of Presqu’île in Lyon.

Click here to see a calendar of upcoming performances by The Adrien M / Claire B Company.



© Romain Etienne / Item



© Romain Etienne / Item



© Virginie Serneels



Composed and Directed by Adrien Mondot & Claire Bardainne
Dance (alternating) Akiko Kajihara, Satchie Noro, Virginie Barjonet, Francesca Ziviani
Digital Interpretation (alternating) Adrien Mondot, Claire Bardainne, Jérémy Chartier, Loïs Drouglazet
Sound Design Christophe Sartori, Loïs Drouglazet, Pierre Xucla
Sound Interpretation Christophe Sartori, Loïs Drouglazet, Jérémy Chartier, Pierre Xucla
Set Design Martin Gautron, Vincent Perreux
Digital Toolset Loïs Drouglazet
Light Design Jérémy Chartier
Outside Viewer Charlotte Farcet
Costume Design Johanna Elaouf
Technical Director Alexis Bergeron
Administrator Marek Vuiton
Booking Charlotte Auché
Production assistant Margaux Létang
Produced by Adrien M / Claire B



© Virginie Serneels



© Romain Etienne / Item



© Romain Etienne / Item




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