Joseph a reçu une bourse pour participer à la manifestation CAMPING organisée par le Centre national de la danse
What is your artistic background ?
My artistic background starts with music (Drums, Piano), then it moved to dancing. My style of dance is called “FLEXN” (Reggae, Dance Hall Based style that was created in Brooklyn, NY). Between music and dancing, these tools in my life, helped me to express myself in day to day life. This wasn’t just a hobby, it’s a way of living.
What is your view on your profession today ?
My view on my profession today is an observative one. Dancing when I was coming up had oppourtunities, but it was pushed down and looked at as a job that couldn't make you super successful. Nowadays dancing has now become one of the biggest platforms for that purpose. As a person that is pushing a style (FLEXN), it's my job to make sure the whole world knows about this style and acknowledges it.
How do you see yourself in 5 years ? In 10 years ?
In 5-10 years, I see myself already being established, as a dancer/artist, traveling all over the world and combining cultures together to create one big universal vibe. I'm not going to just see it happen. Im going to make it happen.
Photographie : Céline Anaya Gautier