Lady Apoc, a.k.a Poovi Chantal Alognon, is a blues, rock and folk soloist with a powerful and captivating voice. The electro-acoustic compositions of the "Lady of the Apocalypse" (to refer to the origins of her name) transport the audience into a trance-like state in which her vocal performance and emotions are brought to their climax.
In her new project, Lomila, Lady Apoc explores the connection between the pared-down urges of voodoo music and rock music with all its modern artifices. Her aim is to introduce people, not to unknown, but to misunderstood or unfamiliar realms, by bringing the messages of sacred songs and the rhythms of voodoo cultural heritage to the stage.
She will be accompanied by the artist-in-residence Ghassen Fendri (guitar, Tunisia), by Édouard Feuvrier (drums), Bertrand Bernard (bass), Damien Tartamela (harmonica) and Léa Maria Loffler (harp).
Lady Apoc (Togo) is in residence at the Cité internationale des arts as part of the Institut français’ "Visas pour la création" programme.