Tree of Life
Fixed act
Visual act

Tree of life is an installation consisting of several dresses, each inspired by a remarkable historical woman.  Approach each dress attentively and then enter it.
Now you can hear and feel the soul of Florence Nightingale, Harriet Tubman, Simone de Beauvoir,...
The installation comes to live with the movements of two dancers, evoking the history behind these women, giving you a peek into their inner selves.
The artists come from Belgium


Duration: decorative act: 6 hours
 + dance 3x20 min
Number of artiste with dance show: 2
Crew:decor+ dance: 3 to 4
Transportation: B-truck (20m³)

The installation can be build-up outdoor or indoor and in unusual places.The dresses are light sculptures, so they give light in the dark. The dresses are disposed on a holder and are used as decor for the performance. If only used as installation/ decor they can be hang as well in a tree or lamppost or float on water.
If is is too cold in the winter or if it rains an indoor location needs to be provided


    The artists bring her own sound system which is attached on each dress of the installation.
  • GENERAL FEATURES FOR LIGHT: The artists bring their own lights which is attached on each dress of the installation.
    Only if a performance takes place after sunset, additional theatre lights need to be provided


  • STAFF: 2 helpers to build-up and security on sight
  • SECURITY: Installation needs to be secured during the absence of crew at night, during meals, break…
  • TECNICAL ROOM: A technical room with 5 points of electricity (electrical SHUKO’S) for loading the batteries. Can be done in the dressing room.
  • MATERIAL: If the dresses of the installation have to be hung (in trees), we need 2 big ladders. Depending on the height a platform (electrical ladder) can be necessary instead of the ‘normal’ ladders.
    • If only installation/ decor: 2 m² per dress (each dress is 2,6 meter high by 2 meter wide). The
    • dresses can be installed separately.
    • Installation + dance performance: minimum 16 meter width and 8 meter depth
  • DRESSING ROOM: A lockable dressing room with 2 tables and 6 chairs, drinks (cold & hot).
    • 2 twin- rooms or 4 single- rooms with breakfast, depending distance and hours.
    • Catering: 2 healthy meals/day for 4 persons (2 vegetarian)
  • The organizer has to ensure the application of Sabam (author's rights or any performance rights organisation (PRO) of your country)and the authorization of the police and fire department..
  • The organizer is responsible for the safety
  • If the acts are performed abroad, or if they have to play several days the organization needs to provide hotel accommodations for the team, meals and drinks.
  • The date is only set when the contract has been signed