was created with the mission to develop
the imagination and a sense of beauty using the concept of The Iris Map.
The director, Ann Papoulis, realizes this through artistic works,
and through the development of creativity and the imagination
in the business world. She deeply believes
in the importance of developing the dialogue
between business and art.
Beatrice Desper Marie Adamovic Gillian Whitcomb Guilhemette de Labarre
The administrative team is essential for the functioning
of the diverse aspects of the running of the company.
Their work includes developing strategies, artistic feedback, editing of texts,
administrative tasks, grant applications, legal advice and research.
Ludivine Large-Bessette, a filmmaker
with a strong interest in movement and contemporary dance,
is developing with the artistic director
how the vision of IRIS Company
can manifest itself through cinematic language.
They collaborated on the filmed material for the solo 'Mirage';
they created a short film together entitled 'Believe';
and they will be developing seven filmed characters
for the solo performance 'Iris', projected for 2017.
Gioia Emidi is developing
how photographs can capture
the ideas running through
the work of Iris Company.
She has created the images
that will be included in the book Inside Iris,
as well as some of the portraits
that appear on this website.
Catherine Curdy works with
Ann Papoulis Adamovic
on the translation of the texts
from English into French
for all written materials
connected to the work
of Iris Company.