PERFORMANCE IN BEIRUT IS SUPPORTED BY L'Officina
DANSE MAP is an invitation to an artistic journey made of three "Miniatures", or short choreographic pieces created by three artists who investigated Love as a common thematic with their own language, writing and poetic.
These miniatures were created within the frame of the Miniatures Officinae project lead by L'Officina with many partners of the Mediterranean Basin.
Taoufiq Izeddiou (Morocco)
Duration 13 mn
Born in Marrakech, Taoufiq Izeddiou studied architecture, he boxed and practiced theater before turning to the dance. Trained between France and Morocco, his meeting with Bernardo Montet is determining. In 2001 he founded Anania, the first contemporary dance company in Morocco. Beetween 2003 and 2005 in Marrakech, he set up the first contemporary dance training Al Mokhtabar I, which continues with a new cycle between 2012 and 2015. He's the artistic director of the international festival of contemporary dance On Marche, created in 2005 with Anania company, which moves every year in the different cultural places of Marrakech.
«In this strange weightlessness we summon and physically call in ghosts as we dance and sing on the traces of the Other» Taoufiq Izeddiou
choreography and interpretation Taoufiq Izeddiou
Production Théâtre du Bois de l’Aune with the support of la Roque d’Anthéron (Relais d’Artistes) for Miniatures Officinae by L’Officina.
Yendi Nammour ( France)
Loups Of Various Emotions
Duration 11 mn
Yendi Nammour studied contemporary dance at the Conservatory of Vienna (Austria) and at the CDC (Center for Choreographic Development) in Toulouse. In november 2010, Yendi joined the Takween program of Beirut Contemporary Dance School. Since 2003, she has been working with different contemporary artists in Choreography and Dance Theater. Yendi is currently doing her own choreographic research and creates the solo The day I started sticking pieces of tape all around…
"I believe that all these love stories that we get the opportunity to live, including the tough moments, mature us, enhance us and give us the deep feeling of being alive."
choreography and interpretation Yendi Nammour sound design Yann Marquis // costume
produced within the Miniatures Ramallah program that associates L’Officina - atelier marseillais de production to Marseille-Provence 2013, European capital of culture and Sareyyet Ramallah - First Ramallah Group and that receives support from Conseil général des Bouches-du-Rhône - département des Relations internationales, Convention Institut français - Ville de Marseille and Mécènes du Sud - Projet lauréat 2013.
Arnaud Saury/ Mathieu ma fille Foundation (France)
I’m a love result
Duration 16 mn
Arnaud Saury trained at the TNB school in Rennes. He joins in 2006 the working group Humanus Gruppo and La Zouze Cie - from which he is now dissident. He regularly works with the psychiatric field (Rennes, Uzès, Aix-en-Provence). He is a founding member of Mathieu ma fille Foundation (2011). He creates in 2012 his miniature I’m a love result within the frame of the Miniatures Beirut program, that he reworks to propose an extended version for the Uzes Danse #17 and actOral 12 festivals. He leads the project of the Mémoires du Grand nord cycle which full version was created for Dansem # 16 Festival.
«I’m not saying I love you. I’m saying that other people said it before.»
coproduction Centre de Développement Chorégraphique d’Uzès in collaboration with Hôpital
du Mas Careiron, personnel and users of the Centre d’Accueil Thérapeutique à Temps Partiel
« le Transfo », Culture à l’Hôpital and Uzès Danse produced within the Miniatures Beirut 2011>2012 program that associated L’Officina - atelier marseillais de production to Marseille-Provence 2013, European capital of culture, Zoukak - Theatre company and cultural association and La Caldera – centre de creació de dansa i arts escèniques and received support in France from Conseil régional Provence-Alpes-Côte d’Azur – Direction des relations internationales, Conseil général des Bouches-du-Rhône – Direction des relations internationales and from Convention Institut français – Ville de Marseille ; in Spain from Institut Ramon Lull and in Lebanon from Institut français