A village, its people, nine characters, some children, a forest. Three seasons : winter, lockdown an spring. Bruissons is the tale of a motionless journey, slightly disrupted. An exhibition – pictures, sounds. And a book.
For his latest works, Jean-Guy Coulange strode along rivers and sea-shores or paced up and down islands. In 2020, he was invited to be artist in residence at "The Village", the experimental arts center in Bazouges-la-Pérouse, Brittany. A habitation, a new experience ; with mikes, cameras and notebooks.
It will not have escaped anyone's notice that the year 2020 is not panning out as expected. Winter was not yet over when we felt a quivering. Not a quivering of spring, with the first buds and first sweet smells. A quivering from beyond, of another kind, of another fear, from an other world. A virus which seeps in, terrifies, kills ans stops everything in its wake. Lockdown. A no man's time, a fifth season, without rhyme or reason, a non-season. And then, as if it had elbowed its way towards reappearance, spring arrived at last.
Jean-Guy Coulange (born 1955 in Les Arcs, France) first started as a composer and multi-instrumentalist for the music industry, theater, radio and cinema. Since 2008, he has been exclusively devoted to sound