Isabella Soupart
Performing Arts

NEWS

Biennale of Contemporary Art of Havana

November 20th to 30th 2021

Stretch Timemonochromes project by choreographer/director Isabella Soupart and musical director/pianist Guy Vandromme. This work will be presented at the 14th Biennale of Contemporary Art of Havana from November 20th to 28th 2021.

PERFORMANCES AT WILD GALLERY

SEPTEMBER 18th - 19th 2021
PERFORMANCES AT WILD GALLERY
Sept. 18th | 17:00 > 21:00
Sept. 19th | 17:00 > 21:00
Place – Wild Gallery – Rue du Charroi / Gerijstraat 11, 1190 Vorst
Tickets – Booking

SILENCE, as part of the Stretch – Timemonochromes project, is built up as a living installation, a format that looks into the contextual relationship between architectural space, dance, voice, sound, in situ field recordings and visual arts. During three weeks, Isabella Soupart and Guy Vandromme invite different artists to work together and enter into dialogue with the work of Martin Maloney (US), Marcel Duchamp, John Cage, Antoine Beuger, Morton Feldman, Eva-Maria Houben, Jürg Frey, Bruno Duplant, Craig Shepard…

TV CHANNEL PODIUM 19-VRT NU

FILM EPISODE #1 DREI CHORALE - APRIL > MAY 2021
Film / Episode # 1 Drei Choräle directed by Isabella Soupart / Musical director Guy Vandromme
What if a choreographer and a musician make a film in which dance architecture and the sonorous landscape of the city rub up against each other and fertilise each other?
TV channel Podium 19 | Friday 26.03 | 20:00  – in loop between 26.03 – 26.04 – VRT NU  Friday 26.03 – 26.04 – Proximus

KLARAFESTIVAL 2021

STRETCH TIMEMONOCHROMES - MARCH 2021

A virtual immersion to the film of Belgian choreographer and director Isabella Soupart. A new format studying time experience in relation to architectural space, dance, sound, field recordings and visual art. Dancer Johanna Willig Rosenstein enters into a dialogue with the pianist Guy Vandromme on the work of German composer Eva-Maria Houben (Drei Choräle). Stretch Timemonochromes will be broadcast online on 18 March as part of Klara Festival 2021.   Production Made in Bruxelles / ACT2 2021 With the support of Vlaamse overheid  Klarafestival  Festival ARTONOV  Wallonie-Bruxelles International (WBI)

AWARDS & HONORS 2019

ISABELLA SOUPART AWARDS 2019

Choreographer Isabella Soupart is the winner of the SACD Choreography Prize (BE) 2019, Nominated for a Total Theater Awards Edinburgh (UK) 2019, White & Case (NY) Talented Woman Artist of the Year 2019, Nominated for the Maeterlinck Critics Prize (BE) 2019, Appointed to the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative (NY) 2007.

FESTIVAL ARTONOV 2020

Cancelled

Choreographer Isabella Soupart stages a performance for 7 dancers, exploring the tensions between group dynamics and individual autonomy.This project will structure its language based on the grammatical syntaxis of public spaces linked to art in particular (museums, art galeries, industrial heritage, …). The black box of the traditional danse performance format is switched for an open architectural structure which definitely will dictate another spacial dramaturgy. Coproduction – Charleroi Danse (BE) Cancelled

TOTAL THEATRE AWARDS 2019 (UK)

STEVE REICH PROJECT

The Total Theater Awards have blazed a trail of recognition for independent artists, creating innovative theatre and performance.” We celebrate artists and companies making some of the most exceptional work at the Edinburgh Fringe -artists exploring boundaries of what performance might and can be. The creative risks and explorations made here we know will influence the sector and grow audiences for years, and perhaps decades to come.” Co-Directors Jo Crowley and Becki Haines.

EDINBURGH FESTIVAL 2019 (UK)

STEVE REICH PROJECT

Choreographer Isabella Soupart and the MP4 Quartet take on three masterpieces by Steve Reich: Pendulum Music, Different Trains – 1989 Best Contemporary Composition Grammy Award – and WTC 9/11. A string quartet and a dancer will sweep you away in the powerful confrontation of dance and music amidst hypnotic images and soundscapes.

MAD BRUSSELS 2019

STRETCH IN MUSEUMS

Stretch in Museums is a performance combining dance, sound and visual design where the stretching of time, sound and body is the central element. Belgian choreographer Isabella Soupart explore notions of stretching in movement from several angles within the architecture of museums. 15 dancers interacting within the space of museums. British conceptual artist Jonathan Sullam, the choreographer’s regular partner, sculpts the scenic landscape. People will enter and exit freely within a timespan of 6 hours, defining their personal time of experience.

ROYAL MUSEUMS OF FINE ARTS

SLOW DOWN 2017

How do we imagine tomorrow’s artistic spaces ? Belgian choreographer Isabella Soupart & visual artist Jonathan Sullam move in museum work spaces where they create a research laboratory that questions and reviews the relationship  between the individual and the work of art.

BRIGITTINES

AFTER WORDS 2015

After Words concludes a trilogy relating to Gilles Deleuze’s Abécédaire, imagined as a concept and process. As a theatrical documentary bringing together pop philosophy, dance, music and video art. Isabella Soupart questions several notions : notions of limit, territory and bestiality, drawing from the Fluxus group’s conceptual art.