The movement of air

2015 — 1h

Frontal performance for three dancers blending choreography, projected visuals and music to reveal the invisible movement of air.

“Give substance to the imperceptible: reveal the invisible movement of air and its infinitely nuanced paths. In dreamland, air flows soft and slow, crisp and clear, powerful yet subtle. A velvety voice tells the tale of one breath, guiding audiences through a daydream where the limits of possibility have vanished. Pictures escape their frame to become playgrounds and playmates for weightless acrobats. No technical feat but a dreamlike exploration of movement; no narrative, but a story told in visual language. One single aspiration: follow the movement of air to open and shift boundaries, with unbound ankles and untied wrists. Let the dream of flying win over the fear of falling.”

Claire Bardainne & Adrien Mondot

Digital artistry is generated and animated in real time, and original music is played live on stage.


Conception, artistic direction, scenography and stage setting 
Claire Bardainne
& Adrien Mondot

Computer design 
Adrien Mondot

Yan Raballand

Rémi Boissy, Farid Ayelem Rahmouni, Maëlle Reymond

Choregroaphical collaboration 
Guillaume Bertrand

Original music
composed and performed 

Jérémy Chartier

Light design 
David Debrinay

Marina Pujadas

Set design
and fly systems 

Silvain Ohl et Eric Noël

Video engineering 
Adrien Mondot, Yan Godat alternating

Stage Management
and fly systems 

Arnaud Gonzalez

Light engineering 
Yan Godat

Sound engineering 
Christophe Sartori, Régis Estreich, Romain Sicard alternating

Technical management 
Pierre Xucla

Technical direction 
Alexis Bergeron

Marek Vuiton

Margaux Fritsch, Delphine Teypaz

The IT development of this show has been done thanks to Anomes and its software Millumin v2.

Adrien M & Claire B

Théâtre de L’Archipel, scène nationale de Perpignan.
Le Cirque-Théâtre d’Elbeuf.
La Brèche, Pôle national des arts du cirque, Cherbourg-Octeville.
Festival GREC, Barcelone (Espagne).
Fondazione Romaeuropa – Arte e Cultura (Italie).
Centre des Arts d’Enghien-les-Bains, scène conventionnée pour les écritures numériques.
Maison des Arts, scène nationale de Créteil et du Val-de-Marne.
Espace Jean Legendre, Théâtre de Compiègne, scène nationale de l’Oise en préfiguration.
L’Odyssée, institut national des arts du mime et du geste de Périgueux.

Hexagone, scène nationale Arts Sciences - Meylan.
Centre chorégraphique national de Créteil et du Val-de-Marne - Cie Käfig, dans le cadre de l’Accueil Studio.

Adami (Adami is a performers society that manages and develops performers rights in France and worldwide to ensure them a fair remuneration related to their skills. It also helps by financing their artistic projects.) Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication DICRéAM

Le Toboggan, scène conventionnée de Décines.
Les Subsistances, Lyon
Thanks to the CND Lyon / Rhône-Alpes.

The Adrien M & Claire B
company is accredited
by DRAC Auvergne-
Rhône-Alpes, the
Auvergne-Rhône-Alpes Region
and supported by the City
of Lyon.

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