Presented in at the OFFTA in May 2022, INVISIBLE is a 72-hour durational performance. Built on listening and composing systems of interconnected influence, the space invites audiences and dancers to coexist and renew modalities for exchange.
Offered as a game aiming to render collective intelligence visible, the work builds over time so that temporality becomes a choreographic material. Those who encounter the work withdraw themselves from the daily rush of activity and lose their sense of time.
INVISIBLE is malleable and embraces different formats: 24, 36, 48 or 72 hours.
Co-écriture à six mains par Alice Blanchet Gavouyère, Germain Ducros et Penélope Desjardins pour Artichaud Magazine, 3 juin 2022
“Aurélie Pedron creates in Invisible an intimacy that is immediate. From the first moment I stepped into the big room, I felt enveloped by the dancers’ fluid movements and I was immediately at ease being part of this experiment. This piece moves between installation, choreography and performance and feels like a transformative experience.” Jacqueline van der Geer Wesmontmag pour WesmontMag, le 27 mai 2022
“We step out of the proposition when we wish to bring it to an end, knowing that it will continue to live for several more hours. Invisible reminds us that art exists in various forms, both formal and informal: it exists when we look at it, but also when our backs are turned. Movement never stops, and it certainly surpasses us.” (…) Invisible outlives us. Here is a vertigo that cradles sadness, unfolds beauty, and dissolves memory. (…) I did not go to see Invisible. That would be a misconstruction. No, with Invisible, I went to live there.” Co-écriture à six mains par Alice Blanchet Gavouyère, Germain Ducros et Penélope Desjardins pour Artichaud Magazine, 3 juin 2022
Creation AURÉLIE PEDRON
In collaboration with the dancers ARIANE BOULET, CHARLES BRÉCARD, RACHEL HARRIS, EMMANUEL JOUTHE, LUCE LAINÉ, ABE SIMON MIJNHEER, CAROLINE NAMTS, CHARLIE PRINCE, SILVIA SANCHEZ, ZOË VOS
Dancers for the creation KIM-SANH CHAU, TONY CHONG, PETER JASKO, ISABELLE POIRIER, SOVANN ROCHON PROM-TEP, CAROL PRIEUR, LINDA RABIN, DAVID RANCOURT, EVE ROUSSEAU-CYR, GEORGE-NICOLAS TREMBLAY, ARIELLE WARNKE ST-PIERRE
dramaturge KATHY CASEY
scenography KÉVIN PINVIDIC
lighting design CHANTAL LABONTÉ/ HUGO DALPHOND
interactive sound environment ALEXANDRE BURTON
technical direction SAMUEL THÉRIAULT
A co-production Danse-Cité, Montréal Danse & Lilith & Cie
in partnership with le Département de danse de l’UQAM and le Laboratoire Arts Vivants et Interdisciplinarité (LAVI)