Tammara Leites trained an Artificial Intelligence to become a writer. She gave it the personality of the artist Simon Senn by integrating his personal data. But the AI soon began to behave strangely... Tammara and Simon relate their surprising encounter with this digital, now-autonomous, Frankenstein monster-like entity.
What is the connection between the Swiss director Christoph Marthaler and the Scottish actor Graham F. Valentine? A student's complicity, music, countless performances and jokes shared and a pronounced taste for elegant irreverence, no doubt. Here they are together again, joined by Martin Zeller.
Valeria Bruni Tedeschi watches her mother, who is sitting at the piano with her back to her. Marisa Borini is a famous pianist. Her daughter speaks to her in the silences of the piano. She speaks of her childhood, affection, incomprehension. She describes an intense life, marked by a commitment to art, that left little room for a child. She speaks Toi, the words of a woman to her mother, in a monologue written for them by Pascal Rambert.
Cartographie 6, De la morue
... and the really interesting questions it raises for the understanding of a whole lot of things in the world today (Fishing, predation, sex, amnesia and power in the West). For more than five centuries, cod has shaped landscapes and human life, fuelled a powerful triangular trade, founded liberalism and fed the minds and bellies of millions. But the cod is no longer here.
A familiar yet unusual situation: in a museum, the attendants are sitting - but this time they are talking. At the MCBA, Mohamed El Khatib and Valérie Mréjen reveal the workings of museums as seen by those who watch over them. Coming from different countries and cultural contexts, ten museum attendants speak of art, visitors, and time.
Cartographie 5, WOW !
A conference on the possibilities of living elsewhere (Fermi's paradox, Drake's equation and little green men). Regularly, new signs emerge indicating that the earth will one day no longer be habitable. Humanity will have to leave. The first signs of extraterrestrial life and the discovery of several exoplanets give us some hope. Tickets on sale soon.
Trio (for the beauty of it)
Three contemporary dancers – Ordinateur, a star of Couper Décaler; Alex Mugler, a New York voguing sensation; and Carlos Gabriel Martinez, a specialist in Mexican urban dance – share the stage at Vidy. Undisputed figures of their respective communities and exceptional dancers, their encounter brings together a generous energy carried by the hybridisation of music and dance.
La Peau de l'Espace
Yasmine Hugonnet returns to the solo form in order to explore another approach to her distinctive choreographic research: she shares the multiple fictions that inhabit her dance, inviting us to feel body and space together and become witnesses to her sensitive and personal laboratory.
Perspectives Un ensemble animal
The season opens in Gimel, in the company of horses, chickens, goats, dogs, pigs and their human companions. At the forest’s edge, the theatre becomes a stage for liberated and creative forms of co-existence between living beings, on an equal footing and animated by a mutual curiosity.
of de Velibor Čolić When Velibor Čolić first wandered the streets of Rennes, it was 1992 and he was 28 years old. A soldier who was forcibly conscripted, he had fled the horrors of war in his country, Bosnia. He is a poet, he says, that will save him. His exile becomes a book, his words a mixture of dark poetry and gentle irony in the mouth of Jean-Quentin Châtelain, directed by Maya Bösch.