“We are here! We are here! It must be said loud and clear that we are here!” The character rises against the tide that has just been forged on the place of Charles III. “We are here, but be careful, we are not here to do anything! Or if not? ! “
what ever ? It may seem like it to anyone who casts a hidden glimpse of this strange scene. A series of live and moving paintings that chose Charles III’s palace as frames on this past Saturday afternoon of confinement.
The turbulent circle soon breaks, and disparate groups disperse into the four corners of the square. Some then proceed to paint their homes with chalk on the stone tiles, others saturate their bodies in silent rhythms, or face them with wooden frames, into which they clash with flexibility. Some prefer to start the chain opener … choreographed, poetic, plastic or even architectural, these gestures claim to be “creative”. They are the goal, the goal and the heart to make Statement # 2.
After the choreographic manifesto made a month earlier in the field, the second composition wanted to embrace the creative world on a larger scale on Saturday afternoon, by incorporating new disciplines. There is a common requirement about “the urgency of changing local policy in matters of creation,” and “the necessary recognition of authors, of all authors.”
Against the backdrop of a desire shared by everyone here, professionals or amateurs who have gathered together enthusiastically: the desire for a public place.
“I love public space!” Claire, 68, interrupts her dance for a while, asserts. “I want to find new people, especially in public places, this free space that belongs to all of us. “And where they attract curious people in clusters, fascinated by the strangeness of the scenes and the apparent joy of the participants.
“This statement is an opportunity to express our love for dancing, our love for the body, tired of confinement, and reclaiming this place for ourselves, which shouldn’t just be a commercial space!” Claire (another) and Agnes are released, almost in a jubilant fever.
“As an artist, I like to give my art for free,” adds Tardigrade (falsely borrowed from the only animal that resists the emptiness of space). “But today, even the law forbids us from doing so. So today, we allow ourselves. Architect Cecil Demang invites everyone to leave a trace of this unusual clip at this outdoor stage, a chalk mark that gives body to homes and palaces. “Because architecture, like culture, is good for the common and public interest. It must be taken care of, and indeed, it must be displayed on the street, so that it is accessible to everyone who wants to take it over!”