The structure seems to
kiss the sky; a long, thin spiral made of steel wire rope becomes three loops
spanning seven meters in diameter. Several women appear and slowly hoist their
bodies upward. Weightless, they twist, float and unravel as they flirt with
The women are named “les suspensives” (the suspended), and
they inhabit this monumental yet vaporous structure. They expand their
individual presence in a space that widens and refreshes the range of our
perceptions. “Up in the air, they carry with them a sense of wonder that
enables us to discover the hidden ramifications of indiscernible strength.
Common knowledge dictates that strength, tenacity and determination are at odds
with tenderness and sensitivity, and common knowledge often needs to be
challenged and questioned,” writes Chloé Moglia. “Because worlds are born from
the womb of femininity,” La Spire gives
rise to fragments of stories woven together by individuals forced to make their
way in a hostile world.
Marielle Châtain (The Dø, Jeanne Added) enlivens this creation with notes
from her baritone saxophone and her various sound machines. Music delineates
the contours of this aerial playground. It is a place where lines, curves and gaps
interconnect, a place where time and space expand.
Born in 1978, Chloé
Moglia first trained as a trapeze artist before turning to martial arts.
Highlighting the paradox between strength and fragility, she integrates two
opposing art forms: one grounded, and the other aerial. The artist prefers to bring
her creation to life beyond four walls: in green spaces, in public areas, in
the heart of a bustling city, or in places imbued with spirituality such as
Beyond the performance,
this poetic piece is an invitation to contemplate, to dream.