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BAM 2014 Next Wave Festival, FIAF’s Crossing the Line Festival 2014, and the Hermès Foundation (Fondation d'entreprise Hermès) New Settings program present
Gilles Jobin Company
Gilles Jobin and Julius von Bismarck
Developed by Swiss choreographer Gilles Jobin and German visual artist Julius von Bismarck while in residence at CERN, the world’s largest particle physics lab, QUANTUM takes the quark as muse, fusing choreography and installation art into an ode to subatomic randomness. Six dancers vibrate, scatter, and whirl beneath a gyrating quartet of industrial lamps, programmed to respond to the slightest movement, while Carla Scaletti’s soundscape, derived from particle collision data, provides the sonic ether.
Choreography by Gilles Jobin
Lumino-kinetic installation by Julius von Bismarck
Engineer Martin Schied
Music by Carla Scaletti
Costumes by Jean-Paul Lespagnard
Scientific advisors Michael Doser, Nicolas Chanon (CERN physicists)
With the support of Fondation d’entreprise Hermès / New Settings program, Loterie Romande, Fondation Meyrinoise du Casino, Fondation Leenaards, Fondation Ernst Göhner
In collaboration with Collide@CERN, Théâtre Forum Meyrin, CERN CMS Experiment
Cie Gilles Jobin is supported by the City of Geneva, the Canton of Geneva and Pro Helvetia Swiss Arts Council
Gilles Jobin is associated artist at Bonlieu Scène nationale Annecy, France
Swiss choreographer Gilles Jobin is known for his radical artistic vision.
German artist Julius von Bismarck creates work that uses math and science.