Isabelle Jonniaux
In Vivo 5.12

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Director, performer, playwright, curator, researcher; Isabelle Jonniaux follows a plural course. She likes back roads, varied experiences and changing hats

Director, performer, playwright, curator, researcher; Isabelle Jonniaux follows a plural course. She likes back roads, varied experiences and changing hats. After university studies in Belgium and Canada, she trained in the performing arts in Paris,  develops various collaborations in France and Belgium. In 2008, she founded her company in Brussels (IN VIVO 5.12).

 

His subjects of exploration revolve around the human condition. There is in his work a need to reflect on the world and contemporary society. His projects are built in a dialogue between form and content. She uses the stage as a reflective device where she intersects dramatic writing with other artistic practices: movement, installation, strolling, performance, photography, or even sound writing.

IN VIVO 5.12

LIVING AND REFLEXIVE ARTISTIC STRUCTURE 

IN VIVO 5.12 is a structure founded by Isabelle Jonniaux with the aim of providing a framework for her artistic projects. They have in common to question human existence. This incredible, incomprehensible, magnificent, dramatic “thing” is a centuries-old well of questions and reflections. What, why, what meaning, how? Man, woman, life, death? Creation, destruction, the world?

Need to reflect on this world, society, what is at play in it, what is hidden there.  Need to seize the great obsessions of mankind. Need to exist and to resist with words. Need to create shapes that question the content. Need to modify the looks, to involve the body and the mind.

The various projects are built on these necessities. It is an interrogative journey that uses the stage as a reflective device, proposing shows that intersect with scenic practices, energize the mind, stir up sensory sensors. With the utopia that living art is a collective experience that can open up to other forms of understanding of the human species.