With Cosmic Love, her first group work, Clara Furey expands her rich, highly original practice, inviting viewers into a stripped-down performance space that investigates the radiance of bodies. In collaboration with composer Tomas Furey, lighting designer Alexandre Pilon-Guay and a quartet of performers, she offers a work that revolves around intuitive and poetic representations of physical phenomena and sparks a hyper-awareness of the senses.
In questioning the vacuum of space and all its inherent links and dynamics, the choreographer creates a hypnotic choreographic work, a piece in constant transformation where all forms of communication become possible. Clara Furey considers art a means to connect different entities around a spirituality that is free of dogma; with Cosmic Love, she forges links between media, beings and senses.
“Depth must be hidden. Where? On the surface.”—Hugo von Hofmannsthal
After studying music at the Conservatoire de Paris, then dance at the École de danse contemporaine de Montréal, Clara Furey developed an interest in mixed forms, in the languages and codes that make up the performing arts. She began her artistic career as a singer and composer before turning to dance, acting and cinema, most notably appearing in Guy Maddin’s film The Forbidden Room.After dancing for numerous choreographers,...Read more about Clara Furey \ Artiste associée Par B.L.eux
Concept and Artistic Direction Clara Furey.
Choreography Clara Furey in collaboration with Francis Ducharme, Peter Jasko, Winnie Ho, Benjamin Kamino, Simon Portigal, Zoë Vos.
Dancers Clara Furey, Winnie Ho, Peter Jasko, Benjamin Kamino, Simon Portigal, Zoë Vos.
Dancer during research and creation Francis Ducharme.
Composer and Musician Tomas Furey.
Lighting Design Alexandre Pilon-Guay.
Technical Director Samuel Thériault.
Dramaturg Christopher Willes.
Dramaturg and Artistic Counselor Angelique Willkie.
Artistic advisors Sophie Corriveau, Francis Ducharme.
Partners and creation support Conseil des Arts et des Lettres du Québec, Conseil des Arts du Canada, Par B.L.eux, CCOV, Garage Nardini (Bassano del Grappa), Usine C, Espace Marie Chouinard, Danse à la carte, MAI (Montréal, arts interculturels), Arsenal, art contemporain / Danse Danse, Circuit-Est centre chorégraphique.
Co-production Danse Danse.
Diffusion Stéphanie Hinton.