Codex (1987)

Codex for seven dancers, a series of tableaux inspired by Luigi Serafini's illustrated encyclopaedia depicting imaginary plants and insects as well as numerous strange fantasy creatures. It was then filmed the following year by Philippe Decouffè. Decodex, conceived almost ten years later for 12 dancers, was a logical continuation of the idea created with his children in mind.

Codex was heavily reliant on costumes that at times swamped the dancers and turned them into pret a porteurs for the fabrics.

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