Errances (Wanderings) is a participative performance proposed by Pascale Weber and Jean Delsaux of Hantu, in collaboration with Simona Polvani. A bride, a soldier, a corpse in the Labrador Forest… unless it is one and the same body, surrounded by a constellation of avatars that manifest themselves as just as many inner voices and that evolve in satellites around it. Errances describes a war and an enemy impossible to name. Errances talks about the harsh law of humans and the loss of those who try to escape it. Errances was first an… Read More
AnneMarie Maes is taking part in the exhibition For a Brave New Brussels. Lab01 Artistic vs Technocentric approaches on Smart Cities which officially opens tonight at the MAAT Museum in Lisbon. Featuring 9 installations and 2 in situ creations by artists who live and work in Brussels, the show is organised on the occasion of the visit of their Majesties the King and Queen of Belgium to Portugal. The works on show each invite the spectator to think critically about the future role of artists in contemporary cities and the potential for a dialogue between the arts… Read More
For this year’s ‘Rentrée’ – or return to usual business, Bureau Doove starts in new premises and with an updated look. The desk is still ‘chaotic’ – full of projects, but now also has a view and is definitely based in Saint-Nazaire, France. While Bureau Doove is ready to develop new projects, the artists of the Bureau are active as ever: Anne-Marie Maes shows her installation ‘BEE AGENCY’ in the group exhibition ECO-VISIONARIES at HeK Basel (Haus der electronischen Künste/House of Electronic Art) HeK is dedicated to digital culture and the new art… Read More
This Saturday Pascale Weber, of artist duo Hantu, will take part in Le Procès de la Fiction – a fictive proces on the border between fact and fiction. The proces is organised by the curatorial platform le peuple qui manque and is curated by Aliocha Imhoff & Kantuta Quirós. Pascale Weber will be one of several people being ‘judged’ while Jacques Rancière will be potentially one of the witnesses and experts. Saturday 7 October as part of the Nuit Blanche from 7pm until 2am. Find more information here. Salle du Conseil de Paris, Hôtel de… Read More
On the 1st June 2017 Hantu gave a phono plastic performance at the Arts Academy of St. Petersburg of which this video gives an impression. Jean Delsaux and Pascale Weber stand in front of each other in the dark equipped by a small frontal lamp and a micro torch, the first to follow and give phonetic indications to her partner, the second to light her lips while she pronounces and articulate different sounds into the dark. Behind them is projected a video film of 12m55 on which clouds of smoke appear… Read More
The Canadian magazine Les Écrits has published a portfolio with 50 photographs of the work of Hantu (weber+delsaux) as well as an article by Pascale Weber on their performances in trees. 13,8 x 20,3 / 332 pages ISSN 1200-7935 PDF ISBN 978-2-924558-17-1 Find more information here (in French).
HANTU (Pascale Weber + Jean Delsaux) will give a workshop on perception and visibility ‘To be present and to represent’ during the Prague Quadrennial of Performance Design and Space on Saturday 20 June from 9am-5pm. De workshop discusses what we perceive of a body and what remains in our memory, how we distinguish the shape from the background, how presence is perceived and what we eliminate from our consciousness. What our eye perceives is just a part of reality, while a simple infra-red camera shows us a completely different scene. What we perceive can be shown in a completely different… Read More
BUREAU DOOVE is very pleased to announce to now also work with the duo Hantu (Weber+Delsaux), Paris. They work in the field of live art, combining texts, songs, films and photography with performances and creating their work in collaboration with scientists, anthropologists and people they meet during their various travels. They are currently in Montreal where they perform and give lectures during the Rencontre Internationale Puissances symboliques et tabulations mythiques. More info on their artists page.