Petit Catalogue d’Oiseaux

PETIT CATALOGUE D’OISEAUX
Scenography project (Spectacle de Baalbeck)
L’Académie Libanaise des Beaux Arts (ALBA), Sin el Fil, Lebanon 2012

Un oiseau se pose sur le nez de son homme et fait descendre la lune
– Juan Mìrò

1937 marks the adventurous take-off of l’Académie Libanaise des Beaux-Arts, which in 2012, was celebrating its 75th anniversary. Petit Catalogue d’Oiseaux (french for: Small Catalog of Birds) consists of a series of comings and goings in time, through 7 emblematic figures of 1937. It’s a performance about characters and events that share an aerial aspect, often fulgurant, that sends us back to the sources of our contemporary lives: radio, film, the conquest of the sky, popular music, individual performances…


Collaboration with Riwa Baroud
The Phoenix, Prelude : L’Alouette Calandrelle (Catalogue d’oiseaux d’Olivier Messiaen),
2m metal ring, led strips

Picasso’s Guernica
Aluminum frames, elastic threads, reflective paper