Launched in February 2020, the participatory Animal Kingdom project, inspired by the play Outwitting the devil created by Akram Khan, invited each of us to explore the links between nature and man. In a world where individuals are more and more connected, it has become essential and stimulating for Numeridanse and the Akram Khan company to collectively invent and invest a new space.
Amateur and professional dancers with no age limit were invited to create a choreography and film themselves wondering: what animal lies dormant in me?
In the end, 172 videos were sent from all over the world - 31 countries represented.
The 9-minute film Our Animal Kingdom is the result of this work created collectively and the reflection of fundamental themes: the relationship of man to nature, the individual within the collective, the connection between human beings, the relationship between man and animal and his animal life ...