Chinese pole, new magic, vaudeville, juggling...The languages of circus are constantly evolving. A deep dive into this world where risk, dizzying heights and physical prowess give meaning to the staging and choreography.
Human-sized puppets, videos and live music: Yngvild Aspeli and the Plexus Polaire company act out the final hours of Valerie Solanas, a radical feminist who attempted to murder Andy Warhol on June 3, 1968.
A Dakar street child saved from danger and insecurity by the circus, Modou Fata Touré founded Sencirk, Senegal’s first circus. The troupe performs in most places around the world, trains young circus artists and helps children experiencing severe social problems.
Co-director of the CCN2 (Grenoble National Choreographic Centre) with circus artist Yoann Bourgeois, the choreographer Rachid Ouramdane is the guest curator for the Outdoor section of the 2019 Bolzano Danza Festival (Italy) where he intends to take a poetic approach to space, examining internal...
In Face Nord the company Un Loup pour l’Homme depicts the countless connections which bind or oppose humans. The show offers an opportunity to discover these delicate, sensual fragile links which the art of partner acrobatics explores, sometimes right up to the breaking point.
For a few years, new artist forms come forth at the intersection of innovation and art. In the area of virtual reality, creators take hold of this medium and mix it with performance art, journalism, and visual art, to bring spectators new experiences. Artists, always pioneers, have anticipated the...
The multi-faceted artist Biño Sauitzvy visited the Amazon and São Paulo for a residency during which he developed the project "The study of Brazilian animist practices for the creation of street art performances". Here is a look back at this residency, a return to his roots for this Brazilian...
She has made the void her best ally. From the top of her unique apparatus, between a sculpture and a structure, trapeze artist and dancer Chloé Moglia invents a new relationship with the art of suspension in her pared-down shows.
Modou Fata Touré undertook a residency in Paris at the Cirque Electrique to work on creating Ancrage (Anchoring). The Senegalese artist questions contemporary circus performance through this project. A look back at the career of Moudou Fata Touré and the presentation of Ancrage.
For almost thirty years, Denis Lafaurie has been the director of the Alès National Theatre. Like the Cratère Surfaces festival, whose twenty-second edition will be held this year from 29 June to 3 July, he has always foregrounded circus and street arts.