In an imaginary “room” (and moved to an incongruous place), two feminine identities put on a show, two girls playing with dolls… or two life-size dolls to dress, undress, used to play themselves, somewhere between quotation and obsession.
Jean-Biche & Kimi Amen (FR/BE)
Kimi Amen, alias Bastien Poncelet, is a Belgian scenographer, costume designer and performer who graduated from the scenography course at La Cambre (ENSAV). After studying there, he was hired for three years as a workshop assistant, then as a lecturer. Ever since, he has designed several stage sets and costumes for Alexis Julémont, Salvatore Calcagno, Claire Pasquier… In parallel with his work as a scenographer, he quickly became active in the performance scene, notably with Thymélé (2016, Franco Jeurum Prize in Trieste), Cédric (2017, Friche Collective Exhibition), Évohé Disco Club (2017, Dôme Festival, Tours). In 2018, he became a resident artist at Cabaret Mademoiselle under the name Kimi Amen.
Jean-Biche is a multidisciplinary artist who grew up in the nightlife scene, initially as a DJ, before trying his hand at performance, styling, make-up, graphic design, art direction… He is no stranger to singular projects and has collaborated with the likes of Paco Rabanne, Michèle Lamy, Jean-Paul Gaultier, Brice Dellsperger, Philippe Decouflé and Damien Jalet, as well as the Crazy Horse and the Manko Cabaret, for which he was a resident artist for four years.
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Ancien Musée de Bruxelles-Nord, Brussels
Warning: strobe lights are used during the performance.
With the support of Institut français, in the framework of EXTRA, Belgium France Culture, a program of the French Embassy.