Performed in Monaco, Théâtre des Variétés, 01/06/2015
A visual and sound choregraphed performance presented by "Le Logoscope"
Played on the 1st of June 2015 in the Théâtre des Variétés in Monaco, "Obsolescere" is a sharing between 2 dancers (Collectif Exceedance), a visual artist and a sound designer.
Planned obsolescence is the name given to all the techniques which may shorten the lifetime or use of a product in order to increase its replacement rate.
This programmed death is giving up any kind of maintenance, attention payed by the consumer to the product intrinsic value. Its creating a society perverse effect, the need to consume in short terms - a sort of timed dependence.
How our bodies are reacting to the object’s diminished value before its natural material wear?
Obsolescere is seeking, through a programmed decibel decay, to question a time which is speeding up. Busting bodies, they are going through this frantic race against time.
They are breaking up, splitting up in a confusion both gestural and visual which plunge the movement into degeneration. Single-use disposable, disconnected knowledge, bodies and minds are mutating into wretched waste matter, disposable worthless. The countdown has started ...
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