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Mouvements #12

To mark the 30th annual Eurockéennes Festival in Belfort, VIADANSE – Centre chorégraphique national de Bourgogne Franche-Comté à Belfort (National Choreographic Centre of Burgundy and Franche-Comté in Belfort – CCN Belfort) invited 18 choreographers, representing the wide diversity in the field of choreography. The film director Nicolas Habas followed them on the natural site of Malsaucy, from the beginning of the preparations for the festival, and throughout it to the end. The choreographers took part in all that happened, everywhere it happened (stages, technical storage management areas, traffic routes, crowds of audiences, backstage…) resulting in danced portrayals that documented in a recreational manner the impressive machinery needed to bring about the event.

Clip #12 – shot on the main stage during the installation of machines needed to hoist the lighting system, with the choreographer Thierry Thieû Niang

Thieû Niang, Thierry

 In parallel with his creative journey, Thierry Thieû Niang, dancer and choreographer initiates research workshops for professionals as well as amateurs, children and seniors, people with autism or those detained in France and abroad.
Officer of the arts and letters, winner of the Villa Médicis Hors les Murs in Vietnam, of the Unesco-Aschberg Foundation in Kenya and of the Choreographer Prize SACD 2019, he works with art schools, higher conservatories of dramatic art and choreography, neighborhood associations, hospitals and prisons in different cities.
For the 19/20 season he was guest artist at the Avicenne hospital and at the MC93 in Bobigny, at the TNP in Villeurbanne and at the Lille Opera. 

Source: Thierry Thieû Niang

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Habas, Nicolas

 Nicolas Habas is a screenwriter, director, member of the collective Un Poil Court and author of the web-series anchored in dance, Le Corps dans la ville. 

Le festival des Eurockéennes de Belfort

 True to its spirit of eternal youth, the festival has not aged at the dawn of its fourth decade and once again stands out as the mirror of its time, retaining its place among the great historic European musical gatherings … Since 1989, there have already been 1,777 concerts with claimed eclecticism, having pleased almost 2,813,000 festival-goers, of all ages, all backgrounds and all nationalities! This social mix and diversity of abundant styles, gathered in the hollow of a green cocoon, a little parenthesis out of time, are each year synonymous with shared emotions and beautiful encounters. A festive communion with respect for nature, faithful to the solidarity commitments of a 100% associative festival and all of its partners, communities and local associations. 

VIADANSE - Direction Fattoumi-Lamoureux - CCN de Bourgogne Franche-Comté à Belfort

The Centre Chorégraphique National de Franche-Comté in Belfort (CCNFCB) is a space dedicated to contemporary creation. The French CCN label (National Choreographic Center) was established in 1984.

Currently there are 19 of these National Choreographic Centers in France.

Since March 2015, the Centre chorégraphique national de Franche-Comté in Belfort has been directed by Héla Fattoumi and Éric Lamoureux, for which they created the project VIADANSE. 

Their project VIADANSE is laid in the prospect of a 3rd generation choregraphic center, revolving around a dynamic concept highlighting the circulation of projects and the building of networks, from Franche-Comté to Burgundy ; from the Grand Est to Switzerland and Europe.

Mouvements #12

Artistic direction / Conception : Nicolas Habas

Interpretation : Thierry Thieû Niang

Sound : Valentin Scion

Other collaborations : Léna Pradelle (montage)

Production / Coproduction of the video work : VIADANSE, Les Eurockéennes et Séquence, en partenariat avec Arte Concert et avec le soutien du Ministère de la Culture, Direction générale de la création artistique

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