Since September 2016, choreographer Lenio Kaklea met with inhabitants from several European cities (Athens, Aubervilliers, Brest, Essen, Guissény, Nyon and Poitiers) in order to collect their practices. During her investigation, she gathered nearly 600 stories revealing the diversity of habits, rituals and trades that compose these territories. The transcription of these interviews takes the form of choreographic portraits where meets the convergence between her own movement vocabulary and that of the practitioners. In the two channel video installation 41 rue Lécuyer, she exposes her studio practice where several intensities and regimes of representation meet: repetition, performance, conversation. She proposes to look at the influence of the inquiry on her creation process; the form of the solo appears as an experience of otherness in which the familiar and the foreign dialogue.

Choreography, text, interpretation: Lenio Kaklea
With the participation of Maryse Emel
Image and Editing: Jérôme Javelle
Sound: Eric Yvelin
Artistic collaboration: Lou Forster
Costumes and accessories: Sotiris Vasiliou
Coordination: Pierre Simon
Production and distribution: Teresa Acevedo
Monitoring: Agnès Henry – extrapole
Production: abd
Co-production: Le Quartz/Scène Nationale de Brest, Passerelle Centre d’art contemporain
With the support of: Laboratoires d'Aubervilliers

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