Rémy Yadan's proposal calls for performance, theatre, dance and installation in a remarkable hybridity of disciplines. Enveloped in the singular atmosphere of a very powerful visual and sound universe, standing as in an exhibition, but facing bodies delivered without restraint as in a dance performance, and with actors who give body to texts, there is in Les Fumeurs Noirs a rare, humble and brilliant syncretism.
The Black Smokers are geological formations located deep in the oceans, where there is no more light, a kind of volcano from which burning fluids escape, in a way, the excess heat of the Earth. This title, and the images it conveys, is a guiding thread for a global device within which a fragmentary proposal with multiple references develops. If the writings of Michel Foucault and Walt Withman are called upon, it is more of a sensory and emotional experience that treats the texts for the evocative powers of the words rather than to support a constructed philosophical proposition. It is therefore a question of letting oneself go to a possibly cathartic experience. (...)
Music : Lord, Le chant des commandos, Brian Eno, Métronomy, Planningtorock