Skip to main content
Back to search
  • Add to playlist

Pièce de gestes

Numeridanse.tv 2008 - Director : De Mey, Thierry

Choreographer(s) : De Mey, Thierry (Belgium)

Present in collection(s): Numeridanse.tv , Charleroi danses [2005-2016]

Video producer : Biennale Musique en Scène

en fr

Pièce de gestes

Numeridanse.tv 2008 - Director : De Mey, Thierry

Choreographer(s) : De Mey, Thierry (Belgium)

Present in collection(s): Numeridanse.tv , Charleroi danses [2005-2016]

Video producer : Biennale Musique en Scène

en fr

Pièce de gestes

THIERRY DE MEY

Visual and musical performance / 2008
For 5 percussionists

Further exploration of musical movement as autonomous choreographic gesture for five performers facing the public in silence.

Choreographic sequences for hands, temporal fingerprints, rhythmic labyrinths…

Musical composition Thierry De Mey
Percussionists Les Percussions Claviers de Lyon : Raphaële Aggery, Sylvie Aubelle, Henri Charles Caget, Gilles Dumoulin, Gérard Lecointe
-
Created in Lyon during the Biennale Musique en Scène 2008

 

Updating: May 2014

De Mey, Thierry

De Mey, Thierry

Thierry De Mey, born in 1956, is a composer and filmmaker. An instinctive feel for movement guides his entire work, allowing him to tackle and integrate a variety of disciplines. The premise behind his musical and filmic writing is the desire for rhythm to be experienced in the body or bodies, revealing the musical meaning for the author, performer and audience. He has developed a system of musical writing for movement used in pieces where the visual and choreographic aspects are just as important as the gesture producing the sound, such as in "Musique de tables" (1987), "Silence must be!" (2002) and "Light Music", which premiered at Lyon's Musiques en Scène biennial festival in 2004.


A large part of his music production is intended for dance and cinema. He has often been more than a composer for the choreographers Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker, Wim Vandekeybus and his sister Michèle Anne De Mey, offering his precious collaboration in the invention of "formal strategies" – to use a favourite expression of his. Among his main work let us mention "Rosas danst Rosas", "Amor constante", "April me", "Kinok" (choreographies by A. T. De Keersmaeker), "What the body does not remember", "Les porteuses de mauvaises nouvelles", "Le poids de la main" (choreographies by W. Vandekeybus), "Dantons Töd" (dir. Bob Wilson), "Musique de table", "Frisking" pour percussions, un quatuor à cordes, "Counter Phrases", etc.


He participated in the foundation of Maximalist! and the Ictus ensemble which created several of his pieces (dir. G E Octors). His music has been performed by major ensembles such as the Arditti Quartet, the Hilliard Ensemble, London Sinfonietta, Ensemble Modern, Muzikfabrik and the Orchestre Symphonique de Lille. Thierry De Mey's installations, in which music, dance, video and interactive processes work together, have been presented in events such as the Venice and Lyon biennials as well as in many museums. His work has received national and international awards (Bessie Awards, Eve du Spectacle, Forum des compositeurs de l'Unesco, FIPA, etc). The film/installation "Deep in the wood" (2002-2004) involved more than 70 dancers/choreographers. For the film "Counter Phrases" (2003-2004), nine composers answered his dance/film invitation : S. Reich, F. Romitelli, M. Lindberg, T. Hosokawa, G. Aperghis, J. Harvey, L. Francesconi, R. De Raaf and S. Van Eycken. In 2003, the working process with ATDK for "April me" was the subject of a documentary entitled "Corps accord", produced by ARTE which has also broadcast and co-produced most of his films.

Since July 2005, Thierry De Mey is artistic director of Charleroi/Danses along with Pierre Droulers, Michele Anne De Mey and Vincent Thirion.


In 2006, he realised an installation adapted from Perrault's tale, "Barbe Bleue" (Bluebeard), plus a film, "One Flat Thing, reproduced" based on the choreography by William Forsythe and broadcast by Arte in October. In 2007 he made From Inside for the Charleroi/Danses Biennale, an interactive installation in the form of a triptych. For the 2009 Charleroi/Danses Biennale, he created "Equi Voci", a polyptych of dance films accompanied by orchestral music and which includes "Prélude à la mer", a film based on one of Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker's most beautiful choreographies which he shot by the Aral Sea in October 2009. His latest film – "La Valse", choreographed by Thomas Hauert and the ZOO dance company – completes and close this project.


Source : Charleroi/danses


More information : www.charleroi-danses.be

Pièce de gestes

Artistic direction / Conception : Thierry De Mey

Interpretation : Les Percussions Claviers de Lyon : Raphaële Aggery, Sylvie Aubelle, Henri Charles Caget, Gilles Dumoulin, Gérard Lecointe

Original music : Thierry De Mey

Our videos suggestions
05:23

Les gestes de la danse : Carolyn Carlson

Carlson, Carolyn (France)

  • Add to playlist
02:49

Cuando las piedras vuelen

Molina, Rocío (France)

  • Add to playlist
05:16

Alegria - L'Univers flamenco de Karine Saporta

Saporta, Karine (France)

  • Add to playlist
05:41

Allers-Retours

Raynal-Diarra, Cécile (France)

  • Add to playlist
07:58

Noces / Quatuor

Richard, Aurélien (France)

  • Add to playlist
06:08

Waxtaan

Acogny, Germaine (Senegal)

  • Add to playlist
02:54

Waxtaan

Acogny, Germaine (Senegal)

  • Add to playlist
02:53

Musique de tables

De Mey, Thierry (Belgium)

  • Add to playlist
01:15:21

Le saut de l'ange

Bagouet, Dominique (France)

  • Add to playlist
20:52

Meublé sommairement

Bagouet, Dominique (France)

  • Add to playlist
13:48

Mes amis [adaptation]

Bagouet, Dominique (France)

  • Add to playlist
03:22

Kiss & Cry

De Mey, Michèle Anne (Belgium)

  • Add to playlist
02:03

Déserts d'amour [solo]

Bagouet, Dominique (France)

  • Add to playlist
28:26

Déserts d'amour

Bagouet, Dominique (France)

  • Add to playlist
16:06

F. et Stein

Bagouet, Dominique (France)

  • Add to playlist
02:31

Shéhérazade

Maillot, Jean-Christophe (Monaco)

  • Add to playlist
08:33

Insaisies

Bagouet, Dominique (France)

  • Add to playlist
25:55

Jours étranges

Bagouet, Dominique (France)

  • Add to playlist
01:47

Light Music

De Mey, Thierry (Belgium)

  • Add to playlist
Our themas suggestions

40 ans de rock et danse

Exposition virtuelle

Maison de la Danse de Lyon

40 ans de rock et danse

Exposition virtuelle

Chic planète, dansons dessus, oh oh oh

Chic planète, dansons dessus, oh oh oh

Chic planète, dansons dessus...

Et mettons-nous tous nus 

> Chanson de l’Affaire Louis Trio (1987)

Discover
Know more

LES CENTRES CHORÉGRAPHIQUES NATIONAUX

Exposition virtuelle

Maison de la Danse de Lyon

LES CENTRES CHORÉGRAPHIQUES NATIONAUX

Exposition virtuelle

Comment sont nés les centres chorégraphiques nationaux (CCN) ? Que représentent-ils aujourd’hui ? 

Discover
Know more

CHRISTIAN & FRANÇOIS BEN AÏM ET L'ÉLAN VITAL - échappées chorégraphiques salvatrices

Exposition virtuelle

Christian et François Ben Aïm

CHRISTIAN & FRANÇOIS BEN AÏM ET L'ÉLAN VITAL - échappées chorégraphiques salvatrices

Exposition virtuelle

Avec cette exposition virtuelle et à travers la démarche du tandem  fraternel, pénétrons dans le monde des BEN AÏM et dans l’univers de leur  dernière pièce : FACÉTIES

Discover
Know more

Käfig, portrait of a company

Webdoc

Agathe Dumont

Käfig, portrait of a company

Webdoc

Discover
Know more

Genesis of work

Parcours

Centre national de la danse

Genesis of work

Parcours

A dance show is created in multiples steps between the enunciation of an initial desire which launch the project and the first representation. This parcours presents diff

Discover
Know more

Meeting with literature

Parcours

Centre national de la danse

Meeting with literature

Parcours

Collaboration between a choreographer and a writer can lead to the emergence of a large number of combinations. If sometimes the choreographer creates his dance around the work of an author, the writer can also choose dance as the subject of his text.

Discover
Know more

Do you mean Folklores?

Parcours

Sarah Nouveau

Do you mean Folklores?

Parcours

Presentation of how choreographers are revisiting Folklore in contemporary creations.

Discover
Know more

Dance in Quebec: Collectivities in motion

Parcours

Geneviève Dussault

Dance in Quebec: Collectivities in motion

Parcours

This Parcours introduces several extracts of works by contemporary Quebecois choreographers, situating them in an anthropological perspective.

Discover
Know more

Le défilé de la Biennale de la danse

Exposition virtuelle

Biennale de la danse

Le défilé de la Biennale de la danse

Exposition virtuelle

La biennale de la danse créée en 1984 à l’initiative de Guy Darmet voit en 1996 s’ajouter à son programme un nouvel événement : le Défilé.

Discover
Know more

La Maison de la Danse de Lyon

Exposition virtuelle

Maison de la Danse de Lyon

La Maison de la Danse de Lyon

Exposition virtuelle

Créée à Lyon en 1980, la Maison de la Danse fut le premier théâtre en Europe dédié exclusivement la danse. Avec plus de 150 000 spectateurs par saison et près de 200 levers de rideaux, la Maison de la Danse rassemble aujourd’hui un large public de spectacles très fédérateurs mais aussi d’œuvres innovantes et de recherche. Théâtre de diffusion mais aussi pôle européen de création et d’innovations numériques, la Maison de la Danse vous ouvre ses portes et vous dévoile ses projets.

Discover
Know more

Hand dances

Parcours

Julie Charrier

Hand dances

Parcours

This parcours presents different video extracts in which hands are the center of the mouvement.

Discover
Know more

Vidéo-danses mexicaines

Exposition virtuelle

Centre de Vidéo Danse de Bourgogne

Vidéo-danses mexicaines

Exposition virtuelle

Une sélection de vidéo-danses mexicaines réalisée par le festival AGITE Y SIRVA (https://www.agiteysirva.com/).
 

Discover
Know more

Hip hop / Influences

Parcours

Anne Décoret-Ahiha

Hip hop / Influences

Parcours

This Course introduce to what seems to be Hip Hop’s roots.

Discover
Know more

The contemporary Belgian dance

Parcours

Philippe Guisgand

The contemporary Belgian dance

Parcours

This Parcours presents different Belgian choreographers who have marked history and participated in the creation of a "Belgian" style.

Discover
Know more

COLLECTION BAGOUET

Exposition virtuelle

Montpellier Danse

COLLECTION BAGOUET

Exposition virtuelle

La collection Dominique Bagouet sur Numeridanse présente les œuvres les plus emblématiques de son répertoire et s’enrichit au fur et à mesure de films liés à la transmission de son répertoire grâce au travail mené par l’association Les Carnets Bagouet.

Discover
Know more

Contemporary techniques

Parcours

Centre national de la danse

Contemporary techniques

Parcours

This Parcours questions the idea that contemporary dance has multiples techniques. Different shows car reveal or give an idea about the different modes of contemporary dancer’s formations.

Discover
Know more

Dance and percussion

Parcours

Camille Rocailleux

Dance and percussion

Parcours

Découvrez de quelles manières ont collaboré chorégraphes et éléments percussifs.

Discover
Know more

Nouveau souffle : La jeunesse du XXIème siècle entre dans la danse

Exposition virtuelle

Maison de la Danse de Lyon

Nouveau souffle : La jeunesse du XXIème siècle entre dans la danse

Exposition virtuelle

Qui sont ces artistes d'aujourd'hui qui créent en collectif, qui pensent la société et la transposent sur scène, qui redessinent les frontières du spectacle vivant et invitent les jeunes à entrer dans la danse ? Nous proposons une réponse dans cette exposition en réalisant un tour d'horizon des artistes présents pour la Biennale de la danse 2021.  

Discover
Know more

The committed artist

Parcours

Anne Décoret-Ahiha

The committed artist

Parcours

In all the arts and here especially in dance, the artist sometimes creates to defend a cause, to denounce a fact, to disturb, to shock. Here is a panorama of some "committed" choreographic creations.

Discover
Know more

Female / male

Parcours

Anne Décoret-Ahiha

Female / male

Parcours

A walk between different conceptions and receptions of genres in different styles and eras of dance.

Discover
Know more
By accessing the website, you acknowledge and accept the use of cookies to assist you in your browsing.
You can block these cookies by modifying the security parameters of your browser or by clicking onthis link.
I accept Learn more