Alain Michard

Alain Michard is a film-maker, choreographer and visual artist.
He creates and presents his works in theatres, dance festivals, but also in contemporay art centres (museums, bienniales). Most of his works take place in a tight link with its context producing site-specific events and forms.
He invites other artists to join him for collaborations, as well as amateurs, inhabitants of a district or villages where he settles.
Thus he participated and created several artists residencies and festivals, mingling performings arts and visual arts.
These last years, Alain Michard is devoted particularly to cinema, from documentary to feature film.
His projects are crossed by different themes such as : wandering, the quest of a community, a family to re-invent.

Clandestine, 2014, fiction 67′ / production LOUMA, with the support of SAME-Prod
On air, 2009, fiction video, 43‘ / with Audrey Gaisan-Doncel and Pascale Paoli / in co-production with La Grande Halle La Villette and CNDC Angers
Encore chaud, 2003, vidéo, 2 x 30’ / Archives about the reconstruction of the piece of Dominique Bagouet Strange days in Dublin
Carton, 2003, art video art, 12’ / in collaboration with Nicolas Floc’h / coproduction of FRAC Nord-Pas-de-Calais
Ascension, 2000, film 16mm, 17’ / based on AATT ENEN TIONON, choreography of Boris Charmatz

>> in project : En danseuse, 2016, video / a series of portrait of choreographers / in coproduction with CND Pantin and Cinémathèque de la danse

in 2012-2013
J’ai tout donné, 2013, quartet 75′ (TU-Nantes)
Thi sis no taper for mance, 2013, duet 40′ / with Turkish choreographer Mustafa Kaplan (festival les Hivernales in Avignon)
Parkinson, 2013, solo 30′ / festival Agitato in Rennes (Le Triangle) and Art Centre Kerguéhennec (festival Parcours tout court)
Les Promenades blanches, site-specific /in collaboration with Mathias Poisson
created in 2012 at : Marseille (Scène nationale du Merlan), Marne-la-Vallée (Scène nationale La Ferme du Buisson), Tokyo (Institut Français), and Yokohama (Triennale de Danse)
created in 2013 in : Istanbul (Institut Français), and in Versailles (festival Plastique Danse Flore)