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211 jours après le printemps (211 days after the beginning of Spring)

She arrived that day, 211 days after the beginning of spring.
She goes through tunnels and dives into the warm breath of the underground entrails of concrete.
Now she plunges into narrow white streets with the ever-clearer impression of knowing the way.
Near the top, the fumes reveal or conceal the thing that she came to find.


211 jours après le printemps is also presented in an installation in the form of a field full of images (1992). Mini-screens perched on the end of long stems present a scattered vision of fictional linearity. The stems are stuck into a flexible floor and react to the viewers’ footsteps.


This first installation was originally presented in the Vieille Charité Museum in Marseille, and was also presented at the Forum des Images in Paris.


It won the Grand Prix at the Locarno Festival of Electronic Arts in 1993.

Credits

concept & direction: Nicole Corsino, Norbert Corsino

music: Jacques Diennet

image: Claude Martin

animation characters: Lulu

general technical production: Serge Boudin

editing: Jean-Claude Moncey


Production Credits

danse 34, Productions / I.M.E.R.E.C

with the support of:

the Cultural Affairs Department of PACA (the Provence-Alpes-Côte d'Azur region)

the General Council of the Bouches-du-Rhône area

the PACA Regional Council

the City of Marseille

the French Ministry of Culture (Department of Music & Dance)

ADAMI

with the participation of:

Marseille Objectif Danse, Froggy-audio, Texen, Delta Menuiseries

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