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"Vocals In The Dark" by Muriel Louveau + Performances by Bodystories

On June 23 -24 , from 1 to 6pm, French composer vocalist Muriel Louveau presents

” Vocals in the Dark “a multi layered vocal & sound piece that combines words and singing in foreign languages. This project was inspired by poems of the american artist Elizabeth Hayes Christopher.

This meditative and immersive artistic experience is set in darkness and transports the visitor to foreign territories.

Three performances will also take place  during the afternoon of  Saturday June 23 rd at 3, 4, 5 pm.

Muriel will be singing live and will be joined  by Bodystories Teresa Fellion dancer(s ) who will respond to Muriel’s vocals within the specific environment.

Soundtrack Titles :
I meditate wings
Blue refraction

About Muriel Louveau:
Muriel Louveau is a french composer, performer and singer. After various experiences in the literary world, she focused on music producing contemporary vocal melodies inspired by ancient  music as well as extra european languages Festivals and International events include those in the USA, New York (Next Wave Festival at Brooklyn Academy of Music, Le Poisson Rouge , Galapagos Arts Space), Conservatory of Peabody Baltimore (2011 )and in Europe ,SKIFF in St Petersburg, French Spring 2007 festival (Latvia) Europe XXL Lille 3000 2009(France )Schau Raume (Austria).Recent new collaborative performances (2014 and 2015) at Theaterlab , NYC, with dancer Emily Marie Pope.  April –May 2018 Muriel has created the original soundtrack for  the premiére of the play" Rechnitz "directed By Ildiko Nemeth and performed by New Stage Theater Company

About Elizabeth Hayes Christopher:
Elizabeth Christopher is an internationally recognized artist and published writer. Elizabeth studied art history at the University of London, and art, photography and poetry at Bowdoin College, where she earned a Bachelor of Arts Degree in 1986. After college, she continued her artistic exploration in New York City. As part of this artistic immersion, she studied design at Parsons School of Design and The New York Botanical Garden, and creative writing at New York University. Her creative streams are fed by personal excavation, nature, global travel, fashion and design, and shared life experiences with other cultures. Artistic assignments have taken her to over 25 countries, including China, France, India, Ireland, Italy, New Zealand, Chile/ Easter Island, Mexico, Ecuador/ Galapagos Islands, Thailand, Cambodia, Myanmar (Burma), Greece and others. Her work is visionary, intuitive and emotional, and has been noted as, “seeming to emanate from a deep inner vibration.” Elizabeth currently has studios in New York  and Santa Fe/New Mexico.

Teresa Fellion has presented choreography at Baryshnikov Arts Center, Jacob’s Pillow, Public Theater, Danspace Project, UF, ENTPE University (Lyon, France), NYU, Jazz at Lincoln Center, Ailey Citigroup Theater, Bryant Park, BDF Edinburgh at EICC, Gibney, NY City Center, ICA Boston, 92nd St.Y, Naropa, Franco-American Center, Dance Complex, Southampton Arts, Triskelion, and in concerts with Phish. Reviewed by New York Times, NPR, Huffington Post, Choreographic Fellowships from SummerStages Dance and ICA Boston, American Dance Guild for Jacob’s Pillow’s Choreographers’ Lab. Grants received from NEA Window Award, O'Donnell Green Foundation, Brooklyn Arts Council, NY Community Trust, Abon, ITE-Inception to Exhibition, MANA Arts, Mount Tremper Arts, Field FAR Space, and Triskelion and Mark Morris through Mellon Foundation. Commissioned by NYC Department of Transportation’s Summer Streets, chashama, Marigny Opera Ballet, Island Moving Company, UF Gainesville, Wilson College, and Hudson River Museum via the Jordan Matter Dancers Among Us exhibit. Won the New Orleans Gambit Award for 2017 best full-length choreography.

Earlier Event: June 22
Performance: Lavi Miyò