martedì 9 dicembre | h 21:00

Maguy Marin | David Mambouch | Benjamin Lebreton



“Each person’s history unfolds through the need to be recognized, and recognized without reservation. Friendship demonstrates this infinite capacity for recognition. We must realize that others always have this need, that they are in thrall to its demands and just like ourselves, bent on receiving satisfaction; that they are consumed by it, that they are like wild animals, that life is hell when that satisfaction is not forthcoming, when it is lacking. The path of recognition seems infinite. We take a couple steps and hesitate since “we-can’t-do-everything”; but only petty cynicism would justify stepping away from such a task.”1This fragment of a text by Robert Antelme inspired us in our work to give place and attention to anonymous or recognizable faces which, emerging, capture our eyes with a strangeness of perception, not instantaneously intelligible. It’s a work about listening, hearing these faces speak of their absent bodies, precisely or confusedly, a particular story worn by these mute faces that forever slip away from us. They speak of a place J. L. Nancy calls “the spoken lack of words”, a place “from before or after the word”2 .Which irreducible mysteries hide behind this constellation of sensations we acquire when we meet up with the other? From the other’s face? An epiphany overflowing with expression, thereby revealing the invisibility of a singular individual standing there before us.

Ideazione || Maguy Marin
Performer || David Mambouch
Scenografia e responsabile tecnico || Benjamin Lebreton
Disegno luci || Alex Bénéteaud
Sound design || David Mambouch
Tecnico del suono || Antoine Garry
Assistente di guardaroba || Nelly Geyres
Produttore esecutivo || extrapole
Spettacolo creato il 28 febbraio e il 1 marzo 2014 al Theatre Garonne di Toulouse (France)
Co-produzioni || Théâtre Garonne l Latitudes prod l Daejeon arts center l Marseille Objectif danse l Compagnie Maguy Marin l Ad Hoc l extrapole
Grazie a || Mix’ art Myrys, L’Usine /Toulouse
Lenz Teatro | Sala Majakovskij

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