News winter 2018

Narcissus Reflected
– March 21, 8:30 pm, March 22, 2:30 pm, Festival Electrochoc, Bourgoin Jallieu (near Lyon)
– February 16, 2018,  Espace Roguet, Toulouse
(following the l’Institut Français, Barcelona, November 2017, Festival Fenomens) Teaser>

Teaser Narcissus Reflected

Link Arts de la Scène 

RCO (Radical Choreographic Object)
March, 30, 18:30 pm, l’Ardenome, ancien Grenier à sel, (private donation fund EDIS), Avignon
April 13-14, 21018, 8:30 pm, Theater le Ring, Toulouse
(following the Bellegarde Cultural Center, Toulouse, December and the CENTQUATRE, Paris, November 2017)
– May 18, 8:30 pm, Theater Marcel Pagnol, Villeneuve-Tolosane (near Toulouse)

Teaser RCO

> BodyFail
Pulsar Open Art Prize – Le Louvre (Pyramid), February 6, 2018 (private evening)
(following the Fondation Groupe EDF, Paris, December 2017) news sur Twitter, site of the projetFacebook

Teaser BodyFail

WhoLoDancE in Toulouse, December 2017, CC Bellegarde (in the context of Metabody_Toulouse 2017)

> Residency Bogliasco Foundation , Genoa, Italy,  Nov.-Dec., 2017 – presentation, Dec. 2017, Casa Paganini
> Metaphorá at the Ramonville Cultural Center, Nov., 2017
> Link Caliban (Créature Artificielle – Machine Vivante project, with Thomas Peyruse and Manon Schnetzler)
> News fall of 2017
> recent Press
> Connect Performance
> Site specific performance Metatopia
> Communication partner  CLAAPS

Narcissus Reflected

Production 2017 with Arnaud Courcelle

Participative performance via smartphones    teaser    10mn video

Photos in the Read more

Upcoming presentations:
– February 16, 2018 – Theater Roguet, Toulouse
– March 21 & 22, 2018 – Electochoc Festival, Bourgoin-Jallieu
(near Lyon)

Recent presentation:
November 10, 2017, French Institute, Barcelona
(as part of the Fenomens Festival)

Choreography: Anne Holst & Jean-Marc Matos
Digital scenography, design of the participative set: Arnaud Courcelle
Dancers-performers, creative partners: Fabien Gautier & Marianne Masson
Music: Emmanuel Mondolfo
Lights: Yarol Stuber


Production 2017-2018  (Radical Choreographic Object)

with Sarah Fdili Alaoui (scientist and artist) teaser

See photos in the Read more

Next presentations:
– March 30, 18:30 pm, Opening Exhibition at the Ardenome, ancien Grenier à sel, (donation fund EDIS), Avignon
– April 13-14, 2018, 8:30 pm, Theater Le Ring, Toulouse
– May 18, 2018, Theater Marcel Pagnol, Villeneuve-Tolosane
First presentations:

– November 7, 2017, Le 104, Paris (50th anniversary of the INRIA)
– December 19, 2017, Bellegarde Cultural Center, Toulouse as part of the Metabody_Toulouse 2017 event

RCO is an interactive participatory dance performance, with variable scales, which unfolds according to the physical behavior of audience participation and their reactions instructed via their smartphones. Audiences, as they desire, trigger rules which they discover little by little.


Production 2017 project site

Interactive installation with performance

Pulsar The Open Art Prize

Video excerpts making of

>> teaser

Groupe EDF Foundation , Paris, December 8-14, 2017.

– February 6, 2018, Pyramid of the Louvre, Paris (private Accenture evening) see photos in the Read more
Collaboration with artist designer Thomas Guillemet and programmer Clément Barbisan.
Recipient of the Pulsar Open Art Prize 2017.
Dancer-performer Pauline Lavergne and Video artist-photographer Yoan Rihouay.

Automated analysis of movement qualities with EyesWeb: Casa Paganini-InfoMus Research Centre, DIBRIS, University of Genoa. EyesWeb patches developed by Stefano Piana.


production 2016   video excerpts
photos in the read more

Performance at the Ramonville Cultural Center, Novembre 17, 2017

Metaphorá (Public transport), production 2016, continuation of Errance. Interactive, immersive installation, choreographic performance, audience participation. A unique environment as a shared experience between choreography, sensitive bodies and a community of audience members.

Choreography/staging / concept: Anne Holst & Jean-Marc Matos
Partners (interactive design, video, generative images): Aurélie Dumaret & Emilie Villemagne (1minute69)
Dancers, performers: Marianne Masson & Mario G. Sáez
Interactive environment programming: Arnaud Courcelle
Original musical composition: Emmanuel Mondolfo
Technical installation: Yarol Stuber


production 2014  8 mn video     photo animation

A performance combining contemporary dance and interactive digital media based on a contemporary rewriting of The House of Asterion by Jorge Luis Borges (inspired by the myth of the Minotaur).
The performance can be seen from inside or outside.
Duration: 1 hour.

see photos in the Read more…/Lire la suite…
Press in Barcelona
brief artistic dossier
technical rider
Recent performing date:
– May 17, 2017, Espace Franquin, Festival “Je suis en corps humain…”, Angoulême
Recent presentations:
February 23, 2017, Salle du Jeu du Mail, Pamiers (Ariège)
October 4, 2016, Altigone, St Orens de Gameville (near Toulouse)
Performing date abroad:
October 2015, 1st, 2 and 3, Hiroshima Theater, Barcelona

Errance (Variations on the labyrinth)

production 2015   video 7mn   photos  (Fabien Leprieult and K. Danse)  teaser (1mn39s)
Based on the multiple meanings of the labyrinth, Errance is a hybrid project which combines both an interactive immersive installation, live dance performance and physical involvement of the audience.

Theater Le Ring, Toulouse
December  2015
Errance is an integral part of the research and creative experimentation being developed in the context of the European project Metabody


The Tiger’s bride

Production 2013 – all audiences – see photos in the read more
full length video           video 10 mn            Touring Central America

tech sheet
full dossier
press clipsrecent press
workshop description

Contemporary dance and interactive digital media
Choreography/concept/images: Anne Holst & Jean-Marc Matos
Interactive design, light and sounds: Scenocosme (Grégory Lasserre & Anaïs met den Ancxt)
Created with and danced by Marianne Masson & Mario G. Sáez
A very free, poetic and bitty adaptation of the classical tale « The Beauty and the Beast ».
The energy of the physical contacts between the dancers induces the music and lights in real time, via a customized tactile costume.
Video images are created live by the dancers on stage (landscape of objects, mobile camera)