2023 in 6 key moments by Jean Léo Bost2023 A look back at a particularly eventful year for circusnext: Finalists and Laureates on stage, Labs across Europe, cultural action in Paris… FEBRUARY – Future Laureate companies Palimsesta and Doisacordes presented their works-in-progress to a fully packed Cirque Électrique in Paris © circusnext MARCH-APRIL – Compagnie Defracto (associate artist 2022-2023) proposed a research around the Taiji project to students from ENSAAMA (Paris) © Pierre Morel MAY – The 2023 circusnext artists and circusnext Platform members gathered in Paris for the Selections and Revelations circusnext 2023 at the Théâtre de la Cité internationale. circusnext Platform members gathered in Paris for the Selection of Laureates © Christophe Raynaud de Lage AUGUST-NOVEMBER – The 6 Labs 2023 brought together 46 pre-selected artists at circusnext Platform members venues across Europe. © Ivan Marenić SEPTEMBER – Celebrating the 20 years of the Circostrada network, circusnext took part in Fresh 2023 accompanied by artists Bastien Dausse-Compagnie Barks, Inbal Ben Haim and Domitille Martin. © Irvin Anneix - Hélène Combal-Weiss OCTOBER – Bastien Dausse-Compagnie Barks (associate artist 2022-2023) worked with seniors, people with disabilities and children for the creation of Manuel du (des)équilibre in Paris. Residents of the EHPAD Furtado Heine were able to experience Bastien Dausse's Invertoscopes, glasses that allow users to see the world upside down © circusnext Co-funded by the European Union.