Marie-Caroline Hominal | 2018 ResidencyMainland China | Performance Art
Aug.3 to Aug.29, 2018 (Beijing), Nov.18-Dec.1, 2018 (Chongqing), Dec.2-21, 2018 (Shanghai) — Performance Art
Residency location: Beijing, Chongqing, Shanghai
Partner organization: Yinzi Theater, Ming Contemporary Art Museum
Marie-Caroline Hominal is a dancer, choreographer and performer currently based in Geneva, Switzerland.
Her practice includes video, drawing, music, choreography, and performance. She received her dance education at the Schweizerische Ballettberufschule in Zurich and at the Rambert School of Ballet and Contemporary Dance in London, where she joined the National Youth Dance Company. She has collaborated with François Chaignaud, with whom she created Duchesses (2009), Clive Jenkins, Cristian Vogel, and visual artists Kim Boninsegni, David Hominal and Delphine Coindet.
She has developed miniature one-to-one performances such as Hôtel Oloffson (2013) and Le Triomphe de la Renommée (2013), as well as full length performances such as Ballet (2014), Patricia Poses by the Pop Machine (2011) and the live concert performance Silver (2013). Her last dance piece is Taxi-Dancers (2016), a trio on nostalgia and love.
As a dancer she has worked with the Tanztheater Basel, Irène Tassembedo, Blanca Li, Gisèle Vienne, Gilles Jobin, La Ribot and Marco Berrettini. She was a guest performer for Human Writes by William Forsythe and B.O.B. by Dick Wong. In 2015 she received a 6 months residency studio in Berlin from the canton of Geneva where she developed Where’s the MC, an artisanal radio show.
Since 2008, she has been showing her work, in both theaters and galleries in all Europe, USA, South America, Thailand and China. In 2016, Marie-Caroline Hominal received the support of Pro Helvetia Shanghai to perform in the renowned Chinese venues: On the Spot Festival in Chongqing, Wuhan Time Art Center, Shanghai Dramatic Arts Centre, Power Station of Art in Shanghai, Beijing Penghao Theatre, Hong Kong WING Platform & Hong Kong Art Center, and Ox Warehouse in Macao. During this residency, she plans to discuss opportunities touring her new project “Hominal/Öhrn” and developing her artisanal radio show “Where’s the MC”, as well as creating a new choreographically project.