Deep are the Woods, 2016

Eric Arnal Burtschy - Deep are the Woods

Deep are the Woods, 2016

Eric Arnal-Burtschy

Sans lumière, je ne suis rien
Et la lumière fut
, in Le Vif, 40, 7 oktober 2016

Deep are the Woods
is a 40-minute performance of the French artist Eric Arnal-Burtschy. Arnal-Burtschy invites you to take place in an immersive setting in which he creates different spatial illusions using light and smoke. As a cathedral without walls, the installation challenges you to broaden your perspective on the world through the immaterial character of the light. Deep are the Woods is also a physical environment in which the material of light touches and caresses you. A magical experience.

For this work, Eric Arnal-Burtschy was inspired by the a.o. our relation to nature. Natural light phenomena such as the sun on the horizon or light shining through the leaves of a tree, were important starting points for the development of this work.

Eric Arnal-Burtschy
°1981, Paris

Eric Arnal-Burtschy followed a course in history, philosophy and geopolitics before moving to the performing and visual arts. His work is often based on research about the physics of the Universe and a questioning of the human. He created with Lyllie Rouvière Bouncing Universe in a Bulk, a diptych about infinity and emptiness, before to present Ciguë with Clara Furey, a solo on freedom and loneliness. His latest work, Deep are the Woods, is an evocation of the vacuum by the writing of the light. Eric Arnal-Burtschy is based in Paris and he is an associate artist at the Halles de Schaerbeek (Brussels) until 2018.

Concept, creation Eric Arnal-Burtschy | Technical coordinator Benoît Simon | Machine Guillaume Troublé | Distribution Stephanie Pysson | Production BC Pertendo & Sylvia Courty | Coproduction ARCADI | L'L (Bruxelles), Les Halles de Schaerbeek (Bruxelles), Théâtre de Vanves, actOral (Marseille) & L'L fondation (Bruxelles)
With the support of NEMO – Biennale des arts numériques, FRAC Provence Alpes Côte d’Azur (Marseille), Le 104, Paris, Montévidéo – Créations contemporaines (Marseille), Le Merlan, scène nationale (Marseille), CDC L’Atelier de Paris – Carolyn Carlson (Paris), Le château éphémère (Carrières-sous-Poissy), Centre Culturel Wolubilis (Brussels) | Artistic support L'L (Brussels)

STUK Soetezaal
24 FEB – 3 MAR 2017
FR 24 FEB20:00 - 22:00
SA 25 FEB14:00 - 22:00
SU 26 FEB14:00 - 19:00
MO 27 FEB14:00 - 19:00
TU 28 FEB14:00 - 19:00
WE 1 MAR14:00 - 22:00
TH 2 MAR14:00 - 22:00
FR 3 MAR14:00 - 22:00

Limited capacity (max. 15 people)
Obligatory registration on site, 10 minutes in advance
Starts on the hour, every hour

14:00, 15:00 & 16:00 performance for children (6+, 30') 
Please register 30' in advance on site


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