PETIT CATALOGUE D'OISEAUX, Spectacle de Baalbeck, L'Académie Libanaise des Beaux Arts (ALBA), Lebanon

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