Pol Pi
ME TOO GALATÉE Latitudes Prod.

Pol Pi

Pol Pi

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  • Live performance
  • 40 min
  • Musée du LaM


Allegory of creation or male domination? Brazilian-born choreographer Pol Pi reminds us of all the symbolic violence contained in Ovid’s fable.Behind the artist’s attachment to his work, Galatea’s passivity – which did not even have a name in the original text – is striking. At a time when the most retrograde thoughts are being expressed in the open in Brazil, Galatea is here the starting point for a reflection on the idealization and formatting of the female body through masculine and patriarchal gaze.


Distribution :

A performance of and with : Pol Pi

Plastic elements : Rachel Garcia

With the voices of : Lawrence Williams, François Lewyllie, Quentin Barbosa and Martin Paurise

Production: NO DRAMA

Delegated production : Latitudes Prod. – Lille


Credits and mentions :

Co-productions: Rencontres Chorégraphiques Internationales de Seine Saint-Denis et Latitudes Contemporaines. With the support of the Flow studio of the Maison Folie – Wazemmes & Moulins / Lille. The company NO DRAMA is supported by the Department of Seine-Saint-Denis. This performance was commissioned by La Pop (Paris) and premiered on October 28, 2018, as part of the cycle of (Re)readings devoted to Ovid’s Metamorphoses.


Tour dates :

  • March 2021 – Espace Pasolini, Valenciennes, France
  • November 2021 – Invisible Dog, New York City (two dates)

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