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Va, Vis et Danse - Go, See and Danse

Commissioned by
  • Ligue de l'enseignement
Designer(s)
  • Baptiste Menu
  • Gabriel Mercier

The scenographic design of the “Va, Vis et Danse” project was developed to dovetail with the aesthetics and history of the work undertaken by the rest of the team. The tenth anniversary parade in Lyon is a nod to the first edition in 1990, which showcased modern American dance. The theme takes cues from the stylistic trends of the decorative arts and streamline.

The entire set was manufactured from recycled materials collected locally, in order to limit the project’s environmental footprint. 

The workshop remained open to participants throughout the entire project, in order to educate them about eco-design and waste reduction. Many volunteers took advantage of the opportunity to learn the basics of carpentry and find out more about the circular economy.

Non recherche-action plateforme socialdesign
Cadre budgétaire
  • 35 000 € : design / production of a parade float and eight wandering bars; accompaniment for five repetitions et four parades
Project duration
  • 6 months
Location
  • Saint-Étienne, France
Partner(s)
  • Dyptik company
  • the town of Saint-Étienne
  • Saint-Étienne Metropolis
  • École des mines of Saint-Étienne
  • the town of Firminy
  • TL7
  • Saintélectro
  • ressourcerie Chrysalide
  • STAS
  • L'Agenda
  • Opéra théâtre Saint-Étienne
  • La Baroufada
  • Le petit bulletin