FILM

CULTES

(LA)HORDE

From 2nd December 2022
until 30th April 2023 - Centre National du Costume de Scène -

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CULTES

(LA)HORDE

Once the symbol of a genuine culture springing spontaneously from the masses, festivals have become the ultimate form of the cultural industry, that of the mass, which consumes it passively. Can we still live a spiritual experience in these new consumerist sanctuaries? Do the individuals in the audience succeed in creating their own subversive experience ?

With Cultes, a trip in the heart of a crowd, of a community of bodies united by their love of music, (LA)HORDE captures the concrete manifestation of worship that translates into ritualized practices and performances.

 

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These questions drove (LA)HORDE throughout the making of this art film. As they scanned the crowd with their cameras, they captured this gigantic gathering as a form of grace. Unexpected suspended moments makes the film oscillate between disenchanted paganism and animal spirituality, jubilation and anxiety, ecstasy and descent, disenchantment and light.

Through this project  which combines a film and a performance, (LA)HORDE explores a choreographic language that the three performers of the film will transfer to the festival fans so that they can in turn embody a mass jubilation. They will together create in situ a mass jubilation such as the ones of festivals, a consumerist mass between vice and grace.

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From 2nd December 2022
until 30th April 2023

- Centre National du Costume de Scène

From 3rd February
until 10th February 2023

REIMS (FR) - FRAC bretagne

From 3rd February
until 10th February 2023

REIMS (FR) - FRAC bretagne