Lucille Calmel

Artist, performer

Stage director, performer, author and teacher, Lucille lived in Montpellier where she initiated Les Trifides, a collective of performing women from 1990 to 1995, then co-directed with Mathias Beyler for ten years the experimental theatre company myrtilles and .lacooperative, a research venue focused on transdisciplinarity and contemporary technologies.
Upon her arrival in Brussels in 2005, she continues to develop collaborations, research and programming in the flesh &,or online around performance, sound and visual poetry, experimental music and digital scenes, mainly in Europe.
With, Lucille lives connected on stage for one month in 2008 in Paris-Villette / x-réseau; she directs auborddugouffre by David Wojnarowicz at the Les Tanneurs Theater in 2011 in Brussels; creates in 2013 with Gaëtan Rusquet based on an almost true story. at the Trouble European performance festival in Brussels; is invited for a field recording residency in the Mmabolela nature reserve in South Africa in 2014; at the Centre Puertas de Castilla in Murcia (ES) for an evolving digital retrospective in 2015; reads Albertine Meunier’s My Google Search History since 2016; creates in 2018 Nepeta TV, a live & online performance for Guillaume, Chris Marker’s cat at Bozar Cinéma / SACD; in 2019, releases the monograph when i’m bad, i’m better; in 2019-20, she leads a research supported by the fnrs / frART centred around performance art for-with-by non-human animals.
Lucille teaches installation-performance at ERG and within the University Certificate in Gender and Sexuality at the ULB in Brussels since 2019.