Developing his knowledge in the art of manipulation, choreography and installation they turned to the highly symbolic object of the white sheet.
This object has multiple and very varied uses, qualities and symbolisms: it sets up a table, welcomes our sleep, encloses a deceased person, dresses a ghost, covers temporarily abandoned objects, one wipes oneself with it, one blows one’s nose with it, it gets dirty, it gets washed, it flies, escapes, falls majestically… As usual, we will mischievously navigate this field of possibilities, but of course we will also offer it new, unsuspected lives.
That said, we now wish to open up our universe to new expressive modes, complementing and developing our original approach. The G. Bistaki is skilled in the art of creating fictions, fantastic worlds outside any rational space-time, and therein lies its strength. Continuing to develop this narrative and situational style, in this creation we will confront it with a real world in which it cohabits, in a parallel manner, with friction, porosity, contrast and sometimes confrontation. In other words, the actors will sometimes be fantastic characters and sometimes ‘normal’ real people, those you see in the street or eating at a restaurant. Speaking is envisaged in a non-spectacular way, without declaiming but to give body to these civil presences. It is not a question of claiming to be Shakespeare, but rather a perceptible music of thought.
Thus the concept of the ghost, in its broadest sense, appears very interesting to us. By its very nature, it confronts two parallel worlds that are brought together in a strange, disturbing or fantastic way. Inside are our fears, our dreams, the past, and our fantasies…