A human being – Her multiple selves – A digital creature

Myselves is an interactive choreographic performance which stages a dialog between a dancer and her multiple selves, embodied in an autonomous and unpredictable visual and aural creature, which emanates from her psyche as interpreted by optical and body sensors.

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A contemplative, metaphysical artwork.
An inner journey.
In touch with the mystery of the breath of life.

Production 2018-2019  – duration: 50 mn – all audiences – all spaces (theater, exhibition hall, etc.)

Jean-Marc Matos: co concept, choreography
Marianne Masson: co concept, co choreography, dance
Antoine Schmitt: co concept, interactive visual and aural creation www.antoineschmitt.com

Sound design: Antoine Schmitt & Jean-Marc Matos
Music: Robert Crouch, Ipek Gorgun, Nils Frahm, Franck Vigroux, Daniel Brandt, Hauschka, Klara Lewis & Simon Fisher Turner, Biosphere
Lights: Fabien Leprieult
Costumes: Benjamin Haegel

Collaboration on the technology: Stefano Piana (engineer)
Research Center Casa Paganini_InfoMus, Genoa, Italy, Dir. Antonio Camurri
Automatic analysis of movement qualities made with the EyesWeb platform

Residency at the Bogliasco Foundation, Genoa, Italy (Fellowship 2017) https://www.bfny.org/

Video shooting and editing: Guillaume Pique
Location: Theater le Ring, Toulouse (March 2019)

Touring dates:

– September 26,  2021, Imperio Festival, Palermo, Italy
– October 8, 2021, Festival of Grenade sur l’Adour
– January 16, 2020, Salle du Jeu du Mail, Pamiers (residency start-up January-September 2020)
– April 25, 2019, FIAV (Video International Festival), Theater of the French Institute, Casablanca, Morroco
– May 9, 2019, Theater Marcel Pagnol, Villeneuve-Tolosane
– March 22-23, 2019, premiere, Theater le Ring, Toulouse
Research Center InfoMus Casa Paganini, Genoa, Italy DIBRIS, University of Genoa, Italy
Bogliasco Foundation, Genoa, Italy –  New-York, USA
Cultural Center Bellegarde, Toulouse, France
Theater the Ring, Toulouse
Theater Marcel Pagnol, Villeneuve-Tolosane
Studio La Vannerie-City of Toulouse
Cultural center Jean de Joigny, Joigny

City of Toulouse
Regional Council Occitanie Pyrénées Méditerranée ( Digital Cultures and Innovation)
General Council of the Haute-Garonne
European project WhoLoDancE www.wholodance.eu


photo credits: Fabien Leprieult