art/science

Juggling and academic research, two complementary approaches serving the relationship between art and science:

Performing arts research:

> Develop collaborations with researchers in the performing arts by inviting them to come and work on site with the artistic teams in residence, but also by building with them times of exchange and colloquia which are part of the development of the Juggling magazine.

Experiments:

> Art/science experiments to allow jugglers and researchers from all disciplines to create enriching collaborative works for both art and science. It is about provoking creative disturbances so that researchers can consider their objects of study through other formats and that artists explore and integrate new dimensions in their artistic research.

An experimentation scheme between artists and researchers aimed at producing collaborative works was launched in 2021. The juggler Jorg Müller and the archaeologist Sophie Bouffier (CNRS) have started a writing work as well as the juggler Olli Vuorinen and the specialist in Arabic literature Richard Jacquemond (CNRS). Could not be offered to the public due to the health crisis, these works are postponed and modified for the 2022 season.

On October 7, 2021, the Maison des Jonglages, represented by its director, participated in the colloquium “Writing the history of the circus: body, crisis, risk, laughter” through two interventions: the history of circus arts in Turkey and a presentation of the European project The Sphere (see below).

This symposium was organized by the Paul-Valéry Montpellier 3 University (UPVM3/RiRRa21), the Free University of Brussels (ULB/CiASp) and the Théâtre des 13 vents (CdN Montpellier).