2013 — 40 min

Dance choreography performed in the immersive environment of a moving cube, to explore the fleeting nature of dreams and the fugacity of life.

“In Japanese, "Hakanai" means ‘impermanent, fragile, evanescent, transitory, and fleeting’, somewhere between dream and reality. This very ancient word also captures an elusive aspect of the human condition and its precariousness, but also grounded in nature. It’s written by combining the graphic characters symbolizing ‘man’ and ‘dream’. This symbolic association is the starting point for a dancer who will face images revealing what lies on the brink of imagination and reality.”
Claire Bardainne & Adrien Mondot

Live animations based on physical movement modelling, on an original music score played live. After the quadrifrontal performance, the audience will be invited to explore the stage installation.


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

Computer Design 
Adrien Mondot

Akiko Kajihara, Virginie Barjonet, Satchie Noro, Francesca Ziviani alternating

Digital Interpretation 
Jérémy Chartier, Loïs Drouglazet, Benoît Fenayon, Rodolphe Martin alternating

Sound Design 
Christophe Sartori, Loïs Drouglazet

Sound Interpretation 
Clément Aubry, Jérémy Chartier, Loïs Drouglazet, Pierre Xucla alternating

Set Design and construction 
Martin Gautron, Vincent Perreux

Digital Toolset 
Loïs Drouglazet

Light Design 
Jérémy Chartier

Outside Viewer 
Charlotte Farcet

Johanna Elalouf

Technical Direction 
Raphaël Guénot

Marek Vuiton, assisted by Mathis Guyetand

Margaux Fritsch, Delphine Teypaz, Juli Allard-Schaefer

Adrien M & Claire B


Les Subsistances, Lyon

Centre Pompidou-Metz

Accompagnement à la production et résidence de création, Ferme du Buisson - Scène nationale de Marne-la-Vallée

Atelier Arts Sciences (CEA Grenoble, Hexagone Scène Nationale Arts Sciences - Meylan)

Les Champs Libres, Rennes

Centre des Arts, Enghien-les-Bains

Co-financé dans le cadre du programme « Lille, Ville d’Arts du Futur » visant à développer les expérimentations mêlant arts et innovations technologiques ».

Accueil en résidence Centre de création et de production de la Maison de la Culture de Nevers et de la Nièvre (MCNN).

Micro Mondes, Lyon

Ministère de la Culture et de la Communication DICRéAM.

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.

© Romain Etienne - item
© Virginie Serneels

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