FIAF > Cultural Events > Crossing the Line 2008

U.S. Premiere
I-Fang Lin / Christian Rizzo

Thursday–Saturday, September 25–27, 2008 at 7:30pm

Co-presented by
CPR-Center for Performance Research @ Greenbelt
Part of Crossing the Line: FIAF Festival 2008

Crossing the Line: FIAF Fall Festival 2008

Exploring stints as a rock musician and a fashion designer before examining the visual arts, French choreographer and multidisciplinary artist Christian Rizzo uses an outsider’s invigorating perspective to translate the ineffable into art.

Examining the dynamic between the interpreter and the maker, the Sujets à Vif project inverts the usual relationship by inviting powerful performers to select their choreographer. Taiwan born I-Fang Lin, currently with the Mathilde Monnier Company in Montpellier, commissioned Christian Rizzo to create this richly layered, poignant human portrait of a rapidly evolving culture.

100% Polyester and Fantômes et vanités nº4
In conjunction with the dance work above, Christian Rizzo brings two beautiful installation pieces to CPR: the haunting installation/performance 100% Polyester and, Fantômes et vanités nº4, an explosive self-portrait of an artist shedding light on his unique creativity that at once is both spectacular and melancholic.

for Performance Research
@ Greenbelt

361 Manhattan Avenue
Unit 1 at Jackson Avenue Brooklyn


Free admission by
reservation only.

Tickets are not available
through FIAF

La cinémathéque de la danse   FUSED

FUSED (French-US Exchange
in Dance) is proud to support
Christian Rizzo’s participation
in Crossing the Line.


Photo: Christian Rizzo and
I-Fang Lin in Le Vif du sujet
©Christian Rizzo

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