EN VOL

Maëva Longvert FR
  • Th 08 → Su 18.08.24
Informations
  • Swiss premiere
  • Free
  • In situ re-creation
  • Gratuit
Location and other practical information

The installation will be visible throughout the festival.

Cour des Marchandises
Usine à Gaz Nyon
La Levratte district
Nyon station
Esplanade des Marronniers

Sa 10.08 from 11:00 to 13:00. Join Maëva Longvert for a storytelling and collage workshop as part of the Un été sous les Marronniers programme, organised in partnership with the City of Nyon.

This proposal is part of the Family, Relax and Festive routes.

Through her huge birds, fabulous and fearsome crows, visual artist Maëva Longvert questions the territory, the public domain, and our relationship with storytelling. Her installations combine real and fictional stories. They celebrate and bring to life our stories of flight, like those of our sisters, mothers, and grandmothers. Inspired by the book Living as a Bird by philosopher Vinciane Despret, EN VOL follows the artist’s desire to explore different ways of being in the world and learning from other species. If we are willing to listen carefully, the birds speak to us of collective strategies, sensitive intelligence, protection, evading traps, joy, playing, and escaping. EN VOL is a marvellous way of sublimating our failures and our dreams by giving them a place at the heart of the city.

  • @Massimo Berthomme
Mentions

creation in the public space and visual creation Maëva Longvert intimate and political dramaturgical research Samira Boukhnous ordinary and animal movement research Marianne Masson, Audrey Gary, Quelen Lamouroux coproduction Les Subs – Lyon, Latitude50, Commune de Marchin (be), Samba Résille, Toulouse Erasmus Plus support Le Pôle Nord Marseille, Cifas Bruxelles, CNAREP l’Abattoir Chalon dans la rue creation aid DRAC PACA in situ re-creation far° Nyon

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