“It allowed me to develop a creativity and a way of seeing things that was very different, really different …” ………………..
“Composed and geometrical patterns that make energies circulate, like the runes engraved on an amulet. A dialogue with the invisible…”
“Finally, there is perhaps a part of bewitchment in his art …”
“From scientific lab to magical lab”
“which reveals the true by using the illusion” …..
“”OKUS” sounds like a magic formula…”
“atypical. hybrid. unusual. the visual result cannot be summarized in one word.”
«… Ambiance Lynchienne. »
"Manu Transposes Hip Hop to Photography"
“He makes contemporary art but it’s accessible and transmits emotions. When I look at his photos, I am amazed, surprised and touched.”
“Manu, je dis souvent que c’est un biochimiste qui a bien tourné. Il a un parcours assez étonnant, j’apprécie sa vision de biochimiste sur l’art”
“The show is not based on a story but on emotional and sensory concepts, it is up to the audience to project a story into it.”
"... an exploratory, polymorphic and fragmentable field around dance and photography..."
“With movements we can hypnotize people, we can modify the perception of time, and it is perhaps the characteristic of dance and art to create temporal accelerations and suspensions.”
“It’s a form of hypnosis, a work on tempo, speed change, repetition, decomposition. Everything is played on the movement of the body by mixing hip hop, break-dance, contemporary dance, by completely exploding the borders.”
“It is with a scalpel that Manu Di Martino decomposes and recomposes the kinetics of bodies, through a rather scientific approach.
«Attention, OVNIS !»
" ... A dialogue with the invisible, which is embodied in the work of light and the powerful body of the dancers, between accelerations, slowing down and other jolts. Sometimes, the composition evokes the movements of a clock. The one that governs the physical reality in all its universality, from the spatial macrocosm to the quantum floor. And the sensations experienced are intertwined, between gravity and weightlessness... This "ritual" scenography projects the spectators to the conquest of unattainable realities, on unsuspected vibratory planes. The whole thing is shrouded in hip-hop culture."
"... The impact on my career? Wow ... From the moment my perception of movement changed, my whole life changed."
" ... The present moment. When he talks about "focus" we are into the movement".
” .. It’s because I was ‘something else’. I was myself but in such deep work that I was ‘something else'”
"I realized that my job and my skill was not just to choreograph shows, but to find the choreographic identity in the dancer"
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