Quantum (2013)

Creation from 23rd to 29th of September 2013, CERN CMS Experiment
Gilles Jobin and Julius von Bismarck have both been awarded Collide@CERN 2012 prizes


This piece for six dancers inspired by his Collide@CERN residency at CERN involves collaborative work with German artist Julius von Bismarck, Ars Electronica Prize Collide@CERN 2012 and also former resident in that institution. Thanks to this collaboration, QUANTUM is supported by Fondation d’entreprise Hermès New Settings program for the performing arts. The original music has been composed by Carla Scaletti incorporating real data from the LHC. The costumes have been created by Belgian fashion designer and visual artist Jean-Paul Lespagnard


> Quantum is developed out of the Collide@CERN artists residency 
> Julius von Bismarck’s installation Versuch unter Kreisen has been developed out of the Ars Electronica Collide@CERN artistS residency and was exhibited for the first time at Festival Ars Electronica in Linz, Austria, in September 2012
> Quantum is part of the event organised for the 60th anniversary of the CERN in 2014


26 – 27 January : Pole Sud CDC, Strasbourg, France
8 April : Teatro Municipal de Rivoli, Porto, Portugal
1 – 2 July : Open Look festival, Saint Petersburg, Russia
4  – 7 August : Centro Cultural San Martin, Buenos Aires, Argentina
12 August : Teatro Vera,Corrientes, Argentina
14 August : teatro Lirico del Conocimiento, Posadas, Misiones, Argentina

27 February : Mercat de La Flores, Barcelona, Spain
14 April : Festival Internacional de Danza / José Limón, Culiacán, Mexico
16 April : Un desierto para la Danza 2015, Muestra Internacional de Danza Contemporánea, Hermosillo, Mexico
19 April : Cuerpos en Tránsito / Muestra Internacional de Danza, Tijuana, Mexico
21 April : Festival Internacional de Danza Contemporánea “Espuma Cuántica”, Ensenada, Mexico
23 April : Encuentro Internacional de Danza Contemporánea ENTRE FRONTERAS, Mexicali, Mexico 
21-22 August : Tanz im August, Berlin, Germany
16 October : Saarländischen Staatstheaters Bienal Hors les murs at Le Carreau, Scène Nationale de Forbach et de l’Est Mosellan, Forbach, France 
30 – 31 October : Théâtre Forum Meyrin, Geneva, Switzerland
26 – 27 November : Auditorium, Bangalore, India
1 December : Auditorium, Chandigarh, India 
4 – 5 December : Auditorium, New Delhi, India

14 January : Bonlieu Scène nationale, Annecy, France
10 – 11 May : Festival Internacional de Danza Contemporanea de Uruguay (FIDCU) Montevideo, Uruguay
15 – 16 May : Teatro SESC Anchieta, Sao Paulo, Brazil
30 August: One Dance Week Festival, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
2- 3 – 4 October : Brooklyn Academy of Music, New York, USA, during the de BAM 2014 Next Wave Festival, FIAF’s Crossing the Line Festival 2014 and the program New Settings of Fondation d’entreprise Hermès 
12 – 13 October : Swissnex @ ODC Theater, San Francisco, USA 
16 – 17 – 18 October : The Dance Centre, Vancouver, Canada
21 October : Festival Danzalborde, Santiago de Chile, Chile
23 October : Festival Danzalborde, Valparaiso, Chile
26 October : Bienal Internacional de dança do Ceara, Fortaleza, Brazil
29 – 30 October : Forum Internacional de Dança, Belo Horizonte, Brazil, in collaboration with Swissnex Brazil 
2 November : Festival Panorama, Rio de Janeiro, Brésil, in collaboration with Swissnex Brazil
6 – 9 November : Arsenic, Lausanne, Switzerland
21 – 22 November : Festival de Artes Escenicas de Lima, Lima, Peru 

23 – 26 September : Théâtre Forum Meyrin hors les murs au CERN, Site de Cessy, France
27 – 29 September : Portes Ouvertes du CERN, Site de Cessy, France
4 – 8 November : Théâtre de la Cité Internationale, Paris, France


Choreography Gilles Jobin
Dance Catarina Barbosa/Stéphanie Bayle (Cast2), Ruth Childs, Susana Panadés Díaz, Martin Roerhich/Bruno Cezario (Cast2), Stanislas Charré, Denis Terrasse/ Adriano Coletta (Cast 2)
Lumino-kinetic installation Julius von Bismarck
Engineer Martin Schied
Music Carla Scaletti
Technical Direction Marie Predour
Costumes Jean-Paul Lespagnard assisted by Léa Capisano
Scientific advisors Michael Doser, Nicolas Chanon (CERN physicists)
Administration Mélanie Rouquier
Administrative assistant Cornélia Wagner Jiménez
Accountant Yves Bachelier

Production Cie Gilles Jobin – Geneva, Switzerland
In collaboration with Collide@CERN, CERN Expérience CMS, Théâtre Forum Meyrin

Thanks to Rolf Heuer, Ariane Koek, Michael Hoch, Austin Ball, Christoph Schaefer et toute l’équipe de l’Expérience CMS, James Gillies, Paola Catapano, Lily Asquith, Victor Roy, Théâtre du Galpon, Peter Mettler, Luis Alvarez Gaume, CERN Dancing Club, Joao Pequenao, Julian Calo

Supported by Fondation d’entreprise Hermès as part of its “New Settings” program, Loterie Romande, Fondation Meyrinoise du Casino, Fondation Leenaards, Fondation Ernst Göhner, Fonds d’encouragement à l’emploi des intermittents genevois

Cie Gilles Jobin is supported by a cooperative funding agreement among the City of Geneva, the Republic and Canton of Geneva and Pro Helvetia – Swiss Arts Council