Damien Jalet: Skid
Outernet Arts is pleased to announce a special project in collaboration with Damien Jalet, premiering in 2021.
A live performance in the Now Building by Thom Yorke and Damien Jalet, Madonna's choreographer, prior to the activation of the LED screens. The event will be recorded and re-projected on the screens as a backdrop to another live "re-performance" by the same troupe of dancers. The live chereography will echo the "memory" of the past performance
About Damien Jalet
Damien Jalet is an internationally acclaimed Belgian and French choreographer. He is often working across disciplines such as visual art, music, cinema, theatre and fashion in a constant search of reinventing the boundaries of dance.
He has collaborated with choreographers and artists such as Sidi Larbi Cherkaoui, Erna Omarsdottir, Marina Abramovic, Gilles Delmas, Nawa Kohei, Madonna and Ryuichi Sakamoto, and companies such as Ballet C. de la B., Sasha Waltz and Guests, Chunky Move, Eastman, NYDC, Hessiches Staatballet, Paris Opera Ballet, Scottish Dance Theatre, Icelandic Dance Company and Gothenburg Dance.
Recently he choreographed the film ‘Suspiria’ directed by Luca Guadagnino and ‘Anima’ by Paul Thomas Anderson starring Radiohead singer Thom Yorke, and created four numbers on Madonna’s first theatre tour in 2019. Jalet was entitled Chevalier de l’Ordre des Arts et des Lettres by the French government in 2013.