Ivana Müller - Conversations Out of Place / Conversations déplacées
Today a two-weeks residency will start at Le Phare, Centre chorégraphique national du Havre Normandie. With this new piece, Ivana Müller - in collaboration with Hélène Iratchet, Julien Lacroix, Anne Lenglet and Vincent Weber - proposes a reflection on the world we live in, by taking our relation to nature as point of departure. Inspired by the 18th century literary genre « conte philosophique », Conversations Out of Place is an allegory that takes place in an unusual and slightly absurd universe in which a group of human beings wander the same path together for days, weeks, months, years, constantly keeping their common sense of direction but slowly losing the idea of their final destination. Interpreted by four humans and a plant, empowered by the spectators’ gaze, Conversations Out of Place function as a bubbling ecosystem that produces interactions, symbiosis, waste, pollution, creating a biodiversity in a permanent state of transformation.
27 October 2017 – Schauspiel Leipzig, Leipzig (DE) (German premiere) 28 October and 2, 3, 4 November 2017 – Schauspiel Leipzig, Leipzig (DE) 21, 22, 23 November 2017 – Ménagerie de verre, Paris (French premiere) 28 and 29 November 2017 – Le Carré – Les Colonnes, Saint-Médard-en-Jalles (FR) January 2018 – Performing New Europe Festival, SZENE Salzburg, Salzburg (AT) 24 January 2018 – Tendance Europe, Maison de la Culture d’Amiens, Amiens (FR) 26 January 2018 – Festival Pharenheit, Théâtre Le Passage, Fécamp (FR) followed by further touring in Europe.
Conversations Out of Place is co-produced and supported by Ménagerie de verre, as part of the 2017 residency (Paris, FR) – Schauspiel Leipzig / Residenz (Leipzig, DE) – La Villette (Paris, FR) – Kunstencentrum BUDA (Courtrai, BE) – Le Phare, Centre chorégraphique national du Havre Normandie (Le Havre, FR) – Szene Salzburg (Salzburg, AT) – ADAMI – DRAC Ile-de-France – Fonds Transfabrik, French-German Fund for the performing arts.