Boris Charmatz will talk us through [terrain], a unique outdoor touring dance centre, where taking part and ecology play a vital role. By the way, did you know that Boris Charmatz was invited to follow the legendary Pina Bausch as Wuppertal Tanztheater director?
Boris Charmatz is a dancer, choreographer and director of [terrain]. Since 2009 he has been the director of the Musée de la danse / Center chorégraphique national de Rennes et de Bretagne. He is the author of a series of reference works such as Aatt enenationon (1996) and 10000 gestes (2017). Invited to MoMA in 2013, Boris Charmatz staged Musée de la danse: Three Collective Gestures, a three-part program held at the museum over three weeks. After an invitation in 2012, Boris Charmatz was once again presented by Tate Modern in London, in 2015, where he presented If Tate Modern was Musée de la danse? Charmatz is also the author of several books, including Entretenir: à propos d'une danse contemporaine (Centre national de la danse / Les presses du reel, 2003), co-authored with Isabelle Launay; Je suis une école (Editions les Prairies Ordinaires, 2009; and Emails 2009–2010 (Les presses du réel, in partnership with the Musée de danse, 2013), in co-authorship with Jérôme Bel. The French choreographer was appointed director of the Tanztheater Wuppertal Pina Bausch, the renowned German company founded in 1973 by the legendary creator of Café Muller, will take over in September 2022.