‘Maillot/Millepied’ showing at the Staatsballett Berlin



Rolf’s ‘Altro Canto‘ set design, which was originally designed for the Les Ballets de Monte Carlo in 2006, forms part of the ‘Maillot/Millepied’ performance at the Staatsballett Berlin. It is named after the two choreographers whose works are being staged: Jean-Christophe Maillot, until recently the Artistic Director of the Paris Opera Ballet, and Benjamin Millepied.




For Rolf, the ‘Altro Canto’ set design was an exercise in minimalism, where a purist aesthetic ensured any decorative or extraneous elements were pared back to offer a poetic and powerful design. In ever new constellations more than one hundred candles ‘float’ above the stage and illuminate the otherwise empty space, using a subtle choreography of natural flickering light to capture the moments between light and darkness.

Tickets are still available for performances in November 2017 and June 2018

There is a nice article on Rolf’s Altro Canto set design in Die Welt.


‘Objets, mes amis’ exhibition at artmonte-carlo



We are pleased to announce that ‘chip on the shoulder‘ (1999) and ‘no rest for the rust‘ (2006) were personally selected by Martine Bedin from ammann//gallery‘s collection to form part of her ‘Objets, mes amis‘ (Objects, my friends) exhibition on view at the Grimaldi Forum during artmonte-carlo, salon d’art from the 29th-30th April 2017.


“‘Objects, my friends’ is an exhibition of furniture and objects made with care, objects produced in small quantity, boldly escaping from fashion and market laws, and loaded with a great poetry. Created by architects, designers or artists, all attached to beauty. Those objects ask the question of their status: Art objects? Everyday objects? Both?” Martine Bedin