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Biennale de la danse 2004 - Director : Picq, Charles

Choreographer(s) : Huber, Anna (Switzerland)

Present in collection(s): Biennale de la danse , Biennale de la danse - 2004

Video producer : Biennale de la danse

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Biennale de la danse 2004 - Director : Picq, Charles

Choreographer(s) : Huber, Anna (Switzerland)

Present in collection(s): Biennale de la danse , Biennale de la danse - 2004

Video producer : Biennale de la danse

en fr

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The stage, small, a square of five by five meters, all in aluminum, is reminiscent of a reflecting wave.
The decor is sober, if not non-existent. No pretense, the main thing is elsewhere, in the way of staging and moving the subject. At the beginning, Anna Huber enters wearing felt slippers. She slides on the floor, looks at herself in a mirror and begins a gesture that will never stop.
From her opus, Anna Huber likes to say that space, light, movement, music are inseparable.
"The multiple ways of being and contradictions of humans are presented from different points of view. Whether in extreme zones, in empty spaces or in opposite situations, I can find inspiration endlessly The body is both instrument and subject of research. Open questions and paradoxes represent the motivation of my work.

Huber, Anna

Born 1965 in Zürich. After her dance studies in Zürich and Berlin, Anna Huber has worked with choreographers and directors in Switzerland, Austria and Germany. From 1989 she has been living and working in Berlin. From 2007 -2012 she is Artist in Residence at Dampfzentrale Bernand funded by Kultur Stadt Bern, SWISSLOS/Amt für Kultur Kanton Bern and Pro Helvetia Swiss Arts Council. Anna Huber began her own choreographic research while a dancer at the Cottbus State Theatre in 1993. In her solos, duets and group pieces, as well as site-specific and interdisciplinary projects she has been developing her specific artistic language characterized by singularity, intensity and precision. 


Source : Anna Huber


More information : annahuber.net

Picq, Charles

Author, filmmaker and video artist Charles Picq (1952-2012) entered working life in the 70s through theatre and photography. A- fter resuming his studies (Maîtrise de Linguistique - Lyon ii, Maîtrise des sciences et Techniques de la Communication - grenoble iii), he then focused on video, first in the field of fine arts at the espace Lyonnais d'art Contemporain (ELAC) and with the group « Frigo », and then in dance.
   On creation of the Maison de la Danse in Lyon in 1980, he was asked to undertake a video documentation project that he has continued ever since. During the ‘80s, a decade marked in France by the explosion of contemporary dance and the development of video, he met numerous artists such as andy Degroat, Dominique Bagouet, Carolyn Carlson, régine Chopinot, susanne Linke, Joëlle Bouvier and regis Obadia, Michel Kelemenis. He worked in the creative field with installations and on-stage video, as well as in television with recorded shows, entertainment and documentaries.

His work with Dominique Bagouet (80-90) was a unique encounter. He documents his creativity, assisting with Le Crawl de Lucien and co-directing with his films Tant Mieux, Tant Mieux and 10 anges. in the 90s he became director of video development for the Maison de la Danse and worked, with the support of guy Darmet and his team, in the growing space of theatre video through several initiatives:
       - He founded a video library of dance films with free public access. This was a first for France. Continuing the video documentation of theatre performances, he organised their management and storage.
       - He promoted the creation of a video-bar and projection room, both dedicated to welcoming school pupils.
       - He started «présentations de saisons» in pictures.
       - He oversaw the DVD publication of Le tour du monde en 80 danses, a pocket video library produced by the Maison de la Danse for the educational sector.

       - He launched the series “scènes d'écran” for television and online. He undertook the video library's digital conversion and created Numeridanse.


His main documentaries are: enchaînement, Planète Bagouet, Montpellier le saut de l'ange, Carolyn Carlson, a woman of many faces, grand ecart, Mama africa, C'est pas facile, Lyon, le pas de deux d'une ville, Le Défilé, Un rêve de cirque.

He has also produced theatre films: Song, Vu d'ici (Carolyn Carlson), Tant Mieux, Tant Mieux, 10 anges, Necesito and So schnell, (Dominique Bagouet), Im bade wannen, Flut and Wandelung (Susanne Linke), Le Cabaret Latin (Karine Saporta), La danse du temps (Régine Chopinot), Nuit Blanche (Abou Lagraa), Le Témoin (Claude Brumachon), Corps est graphique (Käfig), Seule et WMD (Françoise et Dominique Dupuy), La Veillée des abysses (James Thiérrée), Agwa (Mourad Merzouki), Fuenteovejuna (Antonio Gades), Blue Lady revistied (Carolyn Carlson).


Source: Maison de la Danse de Lyon

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Choreography : Anna Huber

Interpretation : Anna Huber

Set design : Thilo Reuther

Original music : Wolfgang Bley-Borkowski

Lights : Thilo Reuther

Costumes : Inge Zysk

Technical direction : Florian Arnholdt

Production / Coproduction of the video work : Biennale de la danse, 2004

Duration : 60'

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