Opened Jan 10, 2014
WHAT IS IT ABOUT?
We watch, from above, as thousands of black granulated fragments transform the dancers' world into a moving, pictorial composition, that jars as it shifts in response to the light, sound, and movement. Evoking a strong sense of unexpected loss that examines the fragility of existence as well as the serendipity of life, Black Out contemplates the randomness of mortality in a world of genocide, disease, epidemics, and senseless violence.
Algerian-born Swiss choreographer and visual artist Philippe Saire created his company in the region of Lausanne, Switzerland, where he went on to develop his own creative repertoire. His work has actively propelled the emergence of contemporary dance and art in Switzerland.