A dance company involved in numerous creative projects mixing contemporary dance and digital arts. The choreographic approach of K. Danse develops a contemporary movement language by the dialectic confrontation between the physical body (lived, experienced) and the visual body (seen, virtual).
Jean-Marc Matos creates immersive performances (Immortal(s), Gameplay Level2, Myselves, Monster, Metaphorá, *Magh, etc.) and participatory interactive projects (RCO, BodyFail, Narcissus Reflected, Errance). He also dedicates himself to the making of site specific projects (ROUE, RCO in situ, Fées³).
PRODUCTIONS The main “fueling” creative activity
K. Danse produces performances (full long pieces and short pieces), informal and participative performances, inclusive productions, site-specific choreographies for outdoor and architectural spaces, telematics pieces connecting via internet distant cities and countries, VR projects, international collaborations.
MEDIATION A constant preoccupation for K. Danse
K. Danse directs numerous workshops on contemporary dance and digital arts, for children and adults. Other proposals include: lecture demonstrations, conferences, open rehearsals, theoretical courses, dance analysis.
TRANSDISCIPLINARY PLATFORM Creating synergies: an indispensable objective
Organization of transdisciplinary events / artistic advice / curatorship.
–> European funded Bodynet-Khoros project (2022-2024)
–> Collaborative platform Metabody_Toulouse (2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021 , 2022, …)
–> Euroregional « Dis-TDance » and “Ada ArtEina” projects (Occitania, Catalonia, Balearic Islands), Euroregion Pyrénées Méditerranée, 2021-2023
–> European research project WholoDancE (2016-2018, H2020 program)
–> Co-organizer partner of the European funded project Metabody (2013-2016)
ART-SCIENCE-DANCE PROJECTS A central axis for K. Danse
Art and Science research linked with technological development (partnership with scientific institutions and research Labs: IRIT, Research Institute in Computer Science, University Paul Sabatier of Toulouse, LRI Paris Saclay).