EDN members’ associated artists were invited to join the artistic research session Cellule d’Essai, at Maison de la Danse in Lyon, France.
Carte Blanche for Artists
30 August - 1 September 2021
EDN member Maison de la Danse, Lyon (France) hosted Carte Blanche for Artists in the framework of Cellule d´Essai.
Cellule d'Essai is an initiative from Lyon-based choreographers Lola Maury & Benjamin Coyle. It proposed a relaxed frame for artists & choreographers to come together and exchange their artistic practices in a non-hierarchical way. It was not production-focused and has been seen as a window to consider the nature of our work and processes. The three days belonged to the group, deciding on directions, interests to follow and ways to work together.
Lola Maury & Benjamin Coyle were interested in meeting choreographers who have an interest in reacting to the following open questions: “What support, spaces or infrastructures do our practices need today?” and “In what spaces and imaginations might choreography exist and get activated?”
They were looking for artists-choreographers whose profile fit some or all of this:
Three days Carte Blanche for Artists has described in a Cellule d'Essai's report, available here.