>> THE PIONIER AND INTERNATIONAL BOW'T TRAIL PROJECT - 6 countries of the Americas
Since 2015, Rhodnie Désir has worked alongside international artists to create new works. Her flagship project, BOW’T TRAIL, has sparked collaborations in Haiti, Brazil, Mexico, the United States and Martinique. Here are the 6 new version of the piece BOW'T.
BOW’T Martinik ('15-'16) #2
BOW’T Brasil ('16) #3
BOW’T-Ayiti ('16) #4
BOW’T Canada ('18) #5
BOW’T Mexico ('18) #6
BOW’T NOLA ('19)#7 – to come
>> LOVE ME TENDER - 60 min - Art&Fact Company/Martinique
This work questions the position and symbolism of couples in society and in various geographical and social contexts, particularly in the Caribbean. It is part of the “Cuba en France – Été 2016” initiative, which encourages cooperation within the Caribbean contemporary dance community.
The choreographer would like to thank LOJIQ and the CALQ for their support for international touring.
>> CARTE BLANCHE À BÉO - 35 min. – in partnership with the Union des écrivains et des écrivaines du Québec
As part of the writing residency exchange program, poet and writer Beonard Kervens Monteau completed a residency in Montreal to work on his latest book. Monteau, who is also an actor and a slam poet, was a member of the Dram’Art theatre company for several years.
The evening featured a reading of his work accompanied by dance, as a way of engaging with his universe and exploring another way of recording the world.
Performers: Béonard Monteau (Poet-Slameur), Rhodnie Désir (dancer), Oliver Mitchell et Ronald Nazaire (musicians).