Delphine Cammal
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Contemporary dancer

 

Delphine began her choreographic studies with Raza Hammadi, then studied with Anne-Marie Porras in Montpellier, where she obtained her State Diploma in 2002. She is currently studying modern dance and contemporary dance: Cunningham, Limon, and Martha Graham School of New York. Bronze and silver medalist in contemporary at the Concours International de Biarritz in 2001 and 2003.

 

Her meeting with Odile Duboc during “The Stone and the Dreams” in 2009 will influence her in his writing. Her favorite themes are violence and the act of resilience; she choreographed in 2008 Project Zohar, a play on Nazism; “Crack” in 2010, theme of violence / resilience. She created with Jessica Orsinet “Originelles” in 2011 and “Farley Mattchett” creation 2014, on Justice and the death penalty and “El extranjero” in 2015, allegory of democracy.

 

She is also a performer in Compagnie Premier Temps and leads awareness campaigns in Île-de-France with Andréya Ouamba.

She intervenes in workshops in France and abroad. In parallel with her career as an artist, Delphine Cammal develops a reflection on cultural production and the transformation of society. She obtained a Master 2 at Paris Dauphine in Management of Cultural Organizations and is a member of the Institute for Cooperation for Culture since 2014.

 Delphine joined insightDproject in December 2017.

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Genna Carey

Modern dancer

Everything started right here with Genna, we sat a couple of days before and talk it out, she was hooked from the very first moment. Even the first dance photos I ever shot was here in NYC, I wasn’t even sure which lens I had to attach to the camera; my first idea, and because of my skateboarding background, was to try out and be safe with a wide angle, in this case a 14mm as you can appreciate in the picture.


I remember it was a cloudy afternoon, our last sunlight in NYC and we were in a rush trying to find a spot to shoot the video. Finally we found this rooftop in Brooklyn where Genna improvised this marvelous choreography.

Katie Mattar

Modern dancer

We had a perfect weather that afternoon, trying to catch the golden hour. The spot was a private parking lot, but we didn’t know until the security guard showed up and told us we had to leave. We shot this video in about 30 minutes and this one sets the transition from color to black and white in the project. 

It took us around 6 days from 6AM to 8AM to have this shooting done in Cartagena.

 

Eli & Ricardo own a speechless, beautiful and inspirational vibe. When they dance together, it seems that the world stumbles and stops just to see them perform pure human magic.

Anthony Paul Panesso

Jazz dancer

Right after the photo session with Anthony and Lucía, Anthony wanted to improvised a quick choreography, so we thought we could make it down this particular ‘rue’ in Paris. Passage Taillandiers.

 

I, particularly, found it a little uncomfortable due to the fact that I wasn’t carrying the proper equipment for such a task, but in the end, we managed to have a cool, smooth session. 

The activity was carried out in Olaya Herrera neighborhood, the biggest in the city of Cartagena, Colombia, also storing extreme poverty over several areas. The intention was to conduct a pilot test of a dane workshop related to the project.

We had the collaboration of Huellas del Mar Foundation (Xiomara Monroy – Cedrick Contrera). The dancers, part of the iDp project, are Carolina Orozco and Greg García.

It was a special moment where we were able to share with the community part of the process we’ve been working on these last 3 years. 

 

‘What’s Beyond Dance’ marks the first exhibition by insightDproject. It took place in the city of Cartagena, Colombia on August 30th, 2018. We’d like to thank to the Alianza Francesa Cartagena de Indias for this opportunity to share part of the process. 

 

Also, we’d like to thank all the people (Dancers, choreographers, producers, consultants, musicians, coaches) involved with the project, and the ones who showed up on this special day for making this possible. 

 

One step at the time. Dance helps to change lives!

It was a 2-years-in-the-making video; an amazing experience. Days waking up early, getting to know amazing people, dancers, locations and cultures. Here’s the outcome of an amazing journey.

 

Dancers

– Gladia Marchetti (Italy). Location: Paris, France.

– Carolina Orozco (Colombia). Location: Cartagena, Colombia.

– Ofelia Omoyele Balogun (Italy). Location: London, United Kingdom.

– Robert Prein (Netherlands). Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands.

– Annaloes Van Schuppen (Netherlands). Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands.

– Maurice Causey (United States). Location: Amsterdam, Netherlands.

 

Assistant Producers

– Cécile Jaouen

– Glenn Westphal

Greg, Darlyn & Ronald

Contemporary Dancers

It took us over a week to set it all, get the right spot, check on every detail of the choreography. The first day we shot, the energy was high because of the outcome we were having; the next day, when the second shooting session was in progress, we were all disconnected because we decided to use another location, I guess due to this the vibe was much different than the first day. By the time we finished the production day, early in the morning, we felt that we had to make some arrangements to feel the vibe we were experiencing the day before.

 

So the decision was to shoot all the performance on the bridge. What Greg, Darlyn and Ronald did, was to get back to the bridge spot that very same night, under the drizzle, after their working day and they adapted the choreography to the reduced space. The next morning (5:40AM), they were on time, excited and ready to call it a wrap. This video is the result of committed and passionate dancers giving it all to express what their bodies claim to feel. 

 

Hat off for these amazing perfomers.