Martin BĂ©langer

Martin Belanger

Canada

Martin BĂ©langer is a MontrĂ©al-based dancer and artist. He has been active on the professional art scene since 1992. His approach is characterized by a broadened practice. As a performer, actor, collaborator, counsellor, and choreographer, he takes part in projects that range from experimental theatre to contemporary dance, including the interdisciplinary, He completed a bachelor degree at UniversitĂ© du QuĂ©bec Ă  MontrĂ©al in 1997. His work has been presented throughout Canada as well as in New York City, Berlin, Geneva, Bergen (Norway), Helsinki, France and Japan.  Parallel to his own creations, he collaborated with Jacob Wren, BenoĂźt Lachambre, Carole Nadeau, kondition pluriel, Line Nault, Isabelle Schad, Michael Toppings, Epsilon Lab et Oli Sorenson. A lot of these engagements led to national and international touring. In 2004, he founded his company Productions Laps. He has been commissioned by several institutions such as MontrĂ©al Danse, LADMMI l’Ă©cole de danse contemporaine, the School of Dance of Ottawa, Dancemakers, and by several independent artists such as Peter Trosztmer, Sarah Williams and Ève Garnier. He directed creative workshops with Le Groupe dance Lab, Studio 303 and at La B.A.R.N. (10 Gates Dancing, Tedd Robinson).


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BOOKS & OTHER EPHEMERA

Artist Orange

Just as a performance artist uses their body as their medium, this is a fragrance composed entirely of the orange tree: fruit, leaves, bark, roots, and flowers. Artist Orange performs itself.

Top Notes

neroli, blood orange

Middle Notes

fresh orange juice, petit grain

Base Notes

orange twig, orange seed