Culture VR - Eldorado



Directed by Bruno Masi, Eldorado is a short movie about wandering through the unique universe of the French choregrapher Phillipe Decouflé.

For a few minutes this experience makes us walk between dancers. They swing their motion in a setting at the frontier between reality, and imagination. The uncommon creativity of this film ressembles what inspired this choreographer unlike others.


Culture VR - Philippe Découflé

Philippe Découflé

Philippe Decouflé is a French dancer and choreographer of contemporary dance. popular choreographer, became famous for staging the opening and closing ceremonies of the Albertville Olympics in 1992, he was an eclectic and inventive dance company, meeting a great success with the public since the 1990s . Trained in many disciplines such as mime with Isaac Alvarez or circus with Annie Fratellini, he then worked with Merce Cunningham and Alwin Nikolais, including the National contemporary dance Center of Angers after being flunked the entrance audition the Mudra School Béjart.De back in France, he created his own company in 1983 in Bagnolet: DCA company (Diversity Fellowship, Agility) and wins the same year the first choreography prize in Bagnolet The Ministry of Culture Award. He has directed music videos, including the group New Order, as well as many prominent advertisements 1980s, including the famous commercial for Polaroid, which won a Silver Lion at the Venice Film Festival in 1989. The visual appearance, shifted and even playful or burlesque of her dance, is an important component of his style, he brings to his choreographies a human side, craft, poétique.En 1989 he was chosen to host several shows, including dance of hooves when Parade of the bicentenary of the French Revolution in Paris. On the strength of this success, Philippe Decouflé created in 1992 the highly acclaimed staging of the opening and closing festivities of the Olympic Games in Albertville with costume designer Philippe Guillotel, which will give him an international reputation. The DCA company has moved to the Chaufferie in Saint-Denis in an old factory rehabilitated for this purpose, which since then is its place of residence and sometimes representations.


Passive 360° video

Description : The easiest format to set up and exhibit.

Platform compatibilty : Google Cardboard, Google Daydream, Samsung GearVR, Oculus Rift, HTC Vive, others

Technical Requirements : VR Headset, Swivel stool/chair, Compatible smartphone or desktop PC, Charger, Internet connection

Tutorial : watch here

User Mediation: 1 person for 10 to 20 VR stations

additional info

« Histoires d’espaces » questions the relationship between the theatrical or lyrical scene and virtual reality. In 2016, season 1 brought together in HMDs an application composed of curated parts of the shows of the Festivals d’Aix and Avignon. The exploration continues with Season 2, which features four short films made from shows in the 2017 editions. A collective and interactive show called Le Cube allows the public to immerse themselves in shows otherwise. • In the heart of chaos, from the Parisians, Olivier Py. Directed by Richard Copans • Facing the sea, Radhouane El Meddeb Directed by Julie Charrier & Laurent Vautrin • Eldorado, Philippe Decouflé Directed by Bruno Masi • Sound landscapes, visual artist and filmmaker Fabienne Verdier