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Astronomy For Insects

  • Duration: 1 h 30
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A fresco on insects combined with semi-puppet-like movements and an absolutely physical performance.

The stage is plunged in darkness with just a few blue lights sweeping over red tubes. Dull and continuous noises, the sound of water dripping, a few raucous cries. Suddenly the humming of insects, a siren alarm and a white colossus appears, half-human, half-machine.


It moves around an inanimate puppet positioned on a seat. Mechanical movements in time with the sound of music boxes and typewriters: is it an actor or a robot? A breath of life in the skull  and the puppet comes to life with the effort of the creator.


The style of the company is recognisable in this very visual transcription in which man is described in all his animality: alternately fluid and frenetic movements (with expressivity close to Japanese Bhuto), the distinctly typical humour of central/eastern Europe (often hidden behind the floury face of the clown), and an absolutely physical performance combining force, skill and discipline, similar to that of acrobats.

Distribution and legal informations

Design: Dimitri Ariupin
Directed by: Dimitri Ariupin
Actors: Marcella Soltan, Andrej Ivachnev
Production: Compagnie BlackSKYwhite

More informations

  • Place of capture : Le Palace
  • Collection : Mimos 2007

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