3 themes, 3 dialogues, 7 circusnext artists, 4 researchers, 2 shows, 1 exhibition.
In English and in French (simultaneous translation available)
Artists, researchers and professionals of the contemporary circus will be brought together to question and discuss issues that have crossed circusnext in recent years and more broadly the contemporary circus sector today.
Moderated by Agathe Dumont (researcher associated with circusnext) and Guillaume Martinet (juggler, founder of the DeFracto company, artist associated with circusnext).
9:30 a.m. Welcoming
10:00 a.m. Introduction
10:30 a.m. 1st dialogue • The body and its challenges: physical, social, care and kinesthetic issues
Inbal Ben Haim – artist & circus author (circusnext laureate 2021)
Marion Collé – artist & circus author, Collectif Porte 27 (circusnext laureate 2014)
Marion Guyez – lecturer in performing arts at Grenoble Alpes University & circus artist (Compagnie d’Elles)
12:00-1:30 p.m. Lunch Buffet offered at the Theatre
1:30 p.m. 2nd dialogue • From power to limits: identities, diversity
Laura Murphy – artist & circus author (laureate circusnext 2019)
Camille Paycha – artist & circus author (laureate circusnext 2021)
Carolyn Watt – associate researcher at the University of Portsmouth & circus artist
3:15 p.m. 3rd dialogue • Doing and seeing the circus differently: formats, norms, expectations
Myrto Petrochilou – artist & circus author (shortlisted circusnext 2021)
Darragh McLoughlin – artist & circus author (laureate circusnext 2014)
Katharine Kavanagh – independent circus researcher
4:45 p.m. Conclusion of the day