The superhuman brio of circus skills, the spectacular dazzle of digital technology. The raison d’être of both these activities is, on the face of it, to put paid to the ordinary and the everyday. It makes sense, then, that two Montreal-based companies renowned for bringing a counterintuitive human scale to these respective art forms got together to create a show.
Temporel, which opens at Cinquième Salle of Place des Arts on Wednesday, Jan. 10, explores the life of an ordinary, everyday kind of guy, albeit in a way that will still pay due attention to that all-important gosh-wow factor. It is, says Michel Lemieux, one-half of Lemieux Pilon 4D Art, “a very simple story of a man remembering his life and the woman he met when they were children.”
The show, which features three performers under Shana Carroll’s direction interacting with a range of jaw-dropping digital effects, is about an old man not so much looking back at his life as cohabiting with living, breathing memories vying for his attention…
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