FIAF > Cultural Events > Crossing the Line 2008

U.S. Premiere
100% Polyester
and Fantômes et vanités nº4
Christian Rizzo

Thursday–Saturday, September 25–27, 2008

Co-presented by
CPR-Center for Performance Research @ Greenbelt
Part of Crossing the Line: FIAF Festival 2008

Crossing the Line: FIAF Fall Festival 2008

In conjunction with the U.S. Premiere of his untitled dance work, artist and choreographer Christian Rizzo brings two beautiful installation pieces to CPR: the haunting installation / performance 100% Polyester and, Fantômes et vanités nº4.

100% Polyester elevates the absence of the human body into an indelible image of ghostly beauty. Gently lit twin dresses float melifluously above swirling currents of air, swaddled in an electronic soundscape.

Fantômes et vanités nº4 is an explosive self portrait of an artist shedding light on his unique creativity that at once is both spectacular and melancholic. At the crossroads of performance and art, Christian Rizzo has developed a body of work of unexpected contours that can be glimpsed through this kaleidoscopic montage of punk performances, sequences from collaborative film fantasies, moments of dance, and portraits of artists interpreting his work and his fashion.

for Performance Research
@ Greenbelt

361 Manhattan Avenue
Unit 1 at Jackson Avenue


Free admission by
reservation only.

Tickets are not available
through FIAF

La cinémathéque de la danse   FUSED

FUSED (French-US Exchange
in Dance) is proud to support
Christian Rizzo’s participation
in Crossing the Line.


100% polyester,
objet dansant n° (à définir)

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