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Gilles Jobin Company, Gilles Jobin & Julius von Bismarck

U.S. Premiere

Thu, Oct 2–Sat, Oct 4
at 7:30pm

BAM Fisher

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General Admission: $20

BAM Fisher
321 Ashland Place, Brooklyn


Six dancers vibrate, scatter, and whirl beneath a pendulous light installation programmed to swing in response to the slightest movements. In this new collaboration between Swiss choreographer Gilles Jobin and German visual artist Julius von Bismarck, the crackling energy of subatomic particles is magnified to human scale.

About the Artists

Gilles Jobin

Gilles Jobin (b.1964) is a Swiss choreographer who has been gaining international recognition since his first piece, A+B=X, premiered at Arsenic in Lausanne in 1997. In 2012 he was awarded the first Collide@CERN-Geneva prize in Dance and Performance for his proposal to explore the relationship between mind and body through interventions and dance at the world’s largest particle physics laboratory. QUANTUM, the result of this residency, will tour to San Francisco, Vancouver and throughout South America following Crossing the Line. In addition to his solo work, Jobin heads the Gilles Jobin Company at Studios 44 in Geneva, a pioneering place for contemporary dance in Switzerland.


Julius von Bismarck

Julius von Bismarck (b. 1983) is an award-winning Berlin-based visual artist whose multidisciplinary practice exists at the intersection of technology and the creative process. He first garnered attention in 2008 for his project, Image Fulgurator. Since then, he has shown work across Europe and the United States, and was awarded the Ars Electronica Collide@CERN residency, where he met QUANTUM collaborator Gilles Jobin.

Co-presented with BAM 2014 Next Wave Festival and the Hermès Foundation’s (Fondation d’entreprise Hermès) New Settings Program

Image: QUANTUM © Gregory Batardon

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