Baleen

Mixed medias, for minimum 4 performers-musicians. 
8 tables, 40 silents disco headphones and 4 speakers
2 hours. (2019)



A recording of a priest who comments the book of jonas and all our human fears, a clarinettist and a trombonist who imitate the sound of a whale with their instruments, the song Flying whales, a malaise when shopping at the supermarket.  Sounds and images processing in real time. A fascination for blockbuster movies. A colonized thought we run away from. but not.

A collection of  things who turns,turn-tables, kitchen object, mixer, caroussel.   
A hate-relationish with plastic. Some lecture of Moby Dick, but not really. 

A cooking show. A whale watching tour. 
A couple who have never loved each other, a girl who vomits everywhere, a shipwreck, some salt, some paraffin to make candles, a progressive love of the matter and the reality, hacked circular kitchen objects and a match of hockey.


gessnerallee theater zurich switzerland 2019




dedicated to Eric Daubresse (1954-2018)

conception, video/music composition libretto and stage direction
leo collin
technical director
leandro gianini

sofware designer-live electronics
dalius singer
stage designer-costume
mariana vieira
engineering hardware-arduino
eric larrieux 

crew performers
kay zhang
nuriya khasenova
cimon finix
cécile lassonde
antoine lang 
felix del tredici
bernadette köbele
francesca sproccati
eva sulai  
isandro ojeda garcia



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references


Jean yves Leloup Livre de Jonas

Gojira Flying whales 

Herman Melville Moby dick

Eva Meyer-Keller Things on the table


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