Madeleine Fournier

Quelles conditions de présence, d’écoute et de regard peuvent nous permettre de sentir ensemble, spectateurs et performeurs, cette force invisible qui nous relie les un.e.s aux autres ?*

Madeleine Fournier in her own words: Madeleine Fournier was born in 1987 in Paris (France) where she currently lives. She trained in contemporary dance at the Conservatoire Régional de Paris (CNR) and the CNDC d’Angers (Centre National de Danse Contemporaine). Since 2007 she has been working as a dancer/performer in France, Belgium, and Portugal with choreographers and visual artists such as Odile Duboc, Emmanuelle Huynh, Fabrice Lambert, Sara Manente, Fanny de Chaillé and Philippe Ramette, Boris Achour, Jocelyn Cottencin, Loïc Touzé, Léa Drouet, David Marques and Andrea Baglione. In 2010, she received the DanceWEB’s scolarship in the Festival Impulstanz (Vienna). Between 2008 and 2016, she collaborated with dancer and choreographer Jonas Chéreau. Together, they created Les interprètes ne sont pas à la hauteur (2011), Sexe symbole (pour approfondir le sens du terme) (2013), 306 Manon (2013) a movie directed by Tamara Seilman, Sous-titre (2015) and Partout (2016). In 2018, she created the solo piece Labourer under her own association O D E T T A. That same year, she created a concert/performance together with the singer and performer Catherine Hershey Catherine und Madeleine. Her work takes place in close connection with experimental music, singing, dancing, performance, the vegetal, often collaborating with artists from different fields. She likes to observe how context affects our perception of a representation: garden, theater, concert venue, art gallery, cinema etc...

*The Question: the fundamental question with which every production starts.