Dérives by Noémie Lafrance

Friday  7 June  2019  6:00 PM    Friday  7 June  2019 7:30 PM
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Dérives by Noémie Lafrance
From 07 Jun 2019 to 07 Jun 2019
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Dérives by Noémie Lafrance
A site specific performance at The Bentway
June 7
6pm & 7:30pm
June 8
6pm & 7:30pm
Rain date:
June 9 (6pm & 7:30pm)
Free
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This new work by Noémie Lafrance created specifically for The Bentway site explores how our navigation of architecture and urban infrastructures is “choreographed” and investigates the political, social and cultural influences those choreographies impart on the human body and the social body. It is a site-specific work of “instructional choreography” created from a number of scripted instructions to be enacted by a group of 60 performers and the public across the full length of The Bentway site.
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Noémie Lafrance is known for her innovative approach to public space interventions and her dance films. Her company Sens Production has produced numerous site-specific works in public spaces in New York City and internationally. Lafrance’s work includes Agora, which occupied the 50,000 sq feet then abandoned McCarren Park Pool in Williamsburg, Brooklyn, Rapture staging the architecture of Frank Gehry. Her work has toured internationally and was presented as part of the New York City Whitney Biennal, The Festival de Cannes, the Festival TransAmerique, among others. She has choreographed and directed music videos and concerts for artists such as David Byrne, Feist, Justin Timberlake, Carly Rae Jepsen, Snow Patrol, Amanda Palmer and many others.

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Gardiner Expressway, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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Gardiner Expressway, Toronto, Ontario, Canada
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