FEDORA

Digital Prize
Nominee 2022

Jury
Nominee
SÉISME - An interactive opus

€10
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€12,000
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For €5

From 5€, you are a... PROJECT FOLLOWER.
Thank you so much for donating ! 

From this amount, you will receive : 

- A thank you email written by our General Director and the artists of the project

For €70

From 70€, you are a PROJECT SUPPORTER.
Thank you so much for donating !

From this amount, you will receive :

- A thank you email written by our General Director and the artists of the projectWe reserve exclusive gifts for you so that you can prove that you are one of the first supporters of the project !
- 1 tote bag and 1 limited edition goodie of the piece

For €200

From 200€, you are a PROJECT LOVER.
Thank you so much for donating !

From this amount, you will receive :

- A thank you email written by our General Director and the artists of the project.
- 1 tote bag and 1 limited edition goodie of the piece
- Your name or logo on the wall of supporters on the digital platform of the piece

For €500

From 500€, you are a PROJECT SPONSOR.
You want to make sure you get the full experience of the piece and access to exclusive events of the Opéra Orchestre Montpellier.

From this amount, you will receive :

- A thank you email written by our General Director and the artists of the project.
- 1 tote bag and limited edition goodies of the piece
- Your name / logo on the piece's digital wall of sponsors
- 2 VIP tickets to the preview and premiere of the show
- Cocktail dinner with the artists and the director of the Opera Orchestra
- Private tour of the Opéra Comédie

For €1,500

From 1500€, you are a PROJECT HIGH DONATOR.
You are taking a huge part of one of the Opéra Orchestre Montpellier most innovative productions, and will appear as one of its main sponsors on all communication media. 

From this amount, you will be rewarded with :

- Access to backstage, rehearsals, workshops and school performances of the show
- 2 VIP tickets to the preview and premiere of the show
- Your name / logo on all communication medias (print and web) related to the show
- Cocktail dinner with the artists and the director of the Opera Orchestra

- Your name / logo on the piece's digital wall of sponsors
- Your name / logo on the sponsorship page of the Opera Orchestra website

- Private tour of the Opéra Comédie

- 2 tickets for the concert or opera of your choice

- Invitations to exclusive events of the Sponsors and Partners Club of the Opéra Orchestre Montpellier

- Laser engraving with your name or company logo on a vibrative jacket "Subpac" (for the first 20 high donators)

If you are a company or tax resident in Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Switzerland or the United Kingdom and do not wish to receive the associated crowdfunding benefits, you can receive a tax receipt instead. To do so, please click on “Pledge without a reward” and type in the amount you wish to donate.

Please note that according to the Charities Aid Foundation, UK residents can only obtain a tax receipt for donations between GBP 100 and GBP 9,999.

Please note that according to the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, Swiss residents can only obtain a tax receipt for donations of minimum 100 CHF.

Donations as of €5 are still possible via FEDORA's payment page for anyone wishing to make a donation of under £100 or 100 CHF without receiving a tax receipt.

Learn more about possible benefits or tax deductions related to your donation here.

“Séisme” is an new interactive opus about the conversation between humans and the Earth. Through poetry, music, vibrations, interactive flooring and artificial intelligence, the piece invites its audience to communicate with the ground we all walk on, creating a participative physical and online work of art.

About the Project

“Séisme” is an new interactive opus about the conversation between humans and the Earth. Through poetry, music, vibrations, interactive flooring and artificial intelligence, the piece invites its audience to communicate with the ground we all walk on, creating a participative physical and online work of art.


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Inspired by the events he witnessed, haitian poet Ar Guens Jean Mary explores the impact earthquakes have had on his communities and how humans can treat the earth better. This has led hungarian director Franciska Ery to the idea of dissecting an earthquake into its different stages of formation, and use this as a structure to create a new, interactive opera experience. British and chinese composer Alex Ho is creating a sound world that incorporates Jean Mary's poetry and tech, such as vibrating jackets (called “Subpacs”) and contact microphones to conjure the tremors of the earth and allow the audience not only to hear but also to feel these vibrations. Séisme makes us reflect on humanity's effect on its home and underlines the idea that we always contribute to our shared history, even by existing.

Every presence on the stage will have an effect on the piece. In the end, audience members will have the opportunity to leave voice messages to the earth, which will then be incorporated into the musical texture of the piece, always changing it slightly. Doing so, this “human earthquake” will literally be composed by human voices, collected through audience interaction. While thousands of people will have the opportunity to experience Séisme on the main stage of Montpellier Comédie Opéra, others alla round the globe will also have the chance to follow the evolution of the piece through a digital platform. After each performance, the website will update, depending on how many people have walked on its ground and interacted with it.

Why should you support us?

SEISME is an new immersive and multimedia piece targeting young audiences, but also audiences with a hearing and sight disability.
 With the help of FEDORA Platform, the Opéra Orchestre Montpellier is currently raising 12, 000 euros to allow full and active participation of youngest generations to the piece. All donations are welcomed !

*WHAT DIFFERENCE CAN YOU MAKE ?*

WITH 6,000 EUROS :
→ implementation of educational workshops about terrestrial and sound ecology for approximatively 500 scholar kids registered in Priority Education Areas, allowing their participation in the artistic creation process of the piece : drawings included and animated on the digital platform, audio recordings...
→ production of free online access resources such as educational activities, videos, podcasts

WITH 12 000 EUROS :
→ all previous mentioned actions
+ the creation of braille boards Séisme librettos to support visually impaired children and adults experience of the piece
+ 15 more performances fully dedicated to scholars, with a meeting between students and the artists.


*YOUR BENEFITS*

With your donation, you are contributing to a large scale project lead by an international emerging artist trio, which aim to raise awareness about ecological matters.

Depending on its amount, your donation will give you access to the following rewards (non-exhaustive list) :

→ limited edition goodies
→ signed prints and promotionnal materials of the production
→ special guest invitations for the premiere
→ full access to rehearsals and workshops
→ your name or logo featured on the promotionnal materials and web platform of Séisme
→ diner with the artistic team after the premiere
... and more !

Some rewards may be adapted for international donors who could not be able to come to Montpellier.

Who are we?

Let us tell you in a few lines what the Opéra Orchestre Montpellier Occitanie is : 
- simply one of the biggest companies in the center of Montpellier (7th biggest France cities) - with a 200 permanent people team, including 120 artists from the orchestra and the choir,
- 600 amateur musicians or singers (from 6 to 70 years old) registrered each season in our workshops and training programs,
- 150,000 spectators coming to 150 events a season (operas, symphonic and chamber music concerts, escape game, movie concerts, baby activities...),
- events in two main halls (Opéra Comédie and Berlioz), but also in Montpellier metropolis and the Occitanie region,
- Thousands of scholars and students hosted in the season for opened rehearsals and performances,
- 7 artists in residence (composer, conductor, podcaster, director, poet...).
- over 50,000 digital followers (social networks and newsletter subscribers).
- an ambitious search for innovative projects and partnerships with video game or computer science schools

Led since 2013 by general director Valérie Chevalier and 2015 by principal conductor Michael Schønwandt, the Opéra Orchestre national Montpellier Occitanie has established itself as one of the major companies in the French musical landscape.

Franciska Éry

Franciska Éry

Stage Director

Alex Ho

Alex Ho

Composer

Ar Guens Jean Mary

Ar Guens Jean Mary

Writer

Mathieu Cabanes

Mathieu Cabanes

Lighting Designer

Partners

Epitech Montpellier

Epitech Montpellier

France

Baltic Opera

Baltic Opera

Poland

Trafik

Trafik

France

Timmpi

Timmpi

France

Supporters

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For €5

From 5€, you are a... PROJECT FOLLOWER.
Thank you so much for donating ! 

From this amount, you will receive : 

- A thank you email written by our General Director and the artists of the project

For €70

From 70€, you are a PROJECT SUPPORTER.
Thank you so much for donating !

From this amount, you will receive :

- A thank you email written by our General Director and the artists of the projectWe reserve exclusive gifts for you so that you can prove that you are one of the first supporters of the project !
- 1 tote bag and 1 limited edition goodie of the piece

For €200

From 200€, you are a PROJECT LOVER.
Thank you so much for donating !

From this amount, you will receive :

- A thank you email written by our General Director and the artists of the project.
- 1 tote bag and 1 limited edition goodie of the piece
- Your name or logo on the wall of supporters on the digital platform of the piece

For €500

From 500€, you are a PROJECT SPONSOR.
You want to make sure you get the full experience of the piece and access to exclusive events of the Opéra Orchestre Montpellier.

From this amount, you will receive :

- A thank you email written by our General Director and the artists of the project.
- 1 tote bag and limited edition goodies of the piece
- Your name / logo on the piece's digital wall of sponsors
- 2 VIP tickets to the preview and premiere of the show
- Cocktail dinner with the artists and the director of the Opera Orchestra
- Private tour of the Opéra Comédie

For €1,500

From 1500€, you are a PROJECT HIGH DONATOR.
You are taking a huge part of one of the Opéra Orchestre Montpellier most innovative productions, and will appear as one of its main sponsors on all communication media. 

From this amount, you will be rewarded with :

- Access to backstage, rehearsals, workshops and school performances of the show
- 2 VIP tickets to the preview and premiere of the show
- Your name / logo on all communication medias (print and web) related to the show
- Cocktail dinner with the artists and the director of the Opera Orchestra

- Your name / logo on the piece's digital wall of sponsors
- Your name / logo on the sponsorship page of the Opera Orchestra website

- Private tour of the Opéra Comédie

- 2 tickets for the concert or opera of your choice

- Invitations to exclusive events of the Sponsors and Partners Club of the Opéra Orchestre Montpellier

- Laser engraving with your name or company logo on a vibrative jacket "Subpac" (for the first 20 high donators)

If you are a company or tax resident in Belgium, Bulgaria, Croatia, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Italy, Spain, Switzerland or the United Kingdom and do not wish to receive the associated crowdfunding benefits, you can receive a tax receipt instead. To do so, please click on “Pledge without a reward” and type in the amount you wish to donate.

Please note that according to the Charities Aid Foundation, UK residents can only obtain a tax receipt for donations between GBP 100 and GBP 9,999.

Please note that according to the Swiss Philanthropy Foundation, Swiss residents can only obtain a tax receipt for donations of minimum 100 CHF.

Donations as of €5 are still possible via FEDORA's payment page for anyone wishing to make a donation of under £100 or 100 CHF without receiving a tax receipt.

Learn more about possible benefits or tax deductions related to your donation here.

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