In the midst of fermenting...
This ongoing research was born in a rural and militant environment with reflections on habitat, gardening, fermentation, collective self-sufficiency, the local...
This enquiry, and the slow and careful observation of other living beings, was accompanied by a dive into the writings and drawings of the first female naturalists of the 19th century. A range of processed foods, candied flavours and soaked flowers were collected from this environment to become performative and scenographic partners.
They will compose multi-sensory stories around our tastes and distastes, our relationships with the outside world, our ways of learning about what surrounds us. We will remember flavours - the sleepy, the comforting or the distant smells - and from them we will compose polysemic texts that bring to light our repressed acidities.
This piece is a duet between two women sharing their intimate lives, gardening practices and food preservation methods, eating together, composing a slimy rap and a gallant lullaby, and finding a way, through movement and a loving duet, to pay homage to lesbian artist couples who have made these choices before them.
Creation and performance - Marion Sage et Anne Lepère
Production} - Entropie Production
Coproduction (en construction)
Charleroi Danse, centre chorégraphique de Wallonie-Bruxelles.
Partners and residencies
Charleroi Danse, Bruxelles/Charleroi - La Bellone, Bruxelles - Le Bamp, Bruxelles - Kunstencentrum Buda, Courtrai - Garage29, Bruxelles - Ballet du Nord, Centre Chorégraphique National de Roubaix - L’Université de Lille
With a grant for experimentation from la Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles