Experiment 49 


Since June 2022, Maresa von Stockert is artistic director of Experiment 49, a cross-artform company in Maine et Loire, France.

Experiment 49 aims to inspire and to bring together diverse groups of artists and community participants to research and create beyond art-form categories and cultural, social and national boundaries. From its rural location in Baugé en Anjou, Experiment 49 produces and tours innovative, contemporary works locally, nationally and internationally.

Maresa von Stockert captures the moment of physical poetry and poignance in the movement of her surroundings – people, performance spaces, landscapes and architecture.  Her work for the company will take on various forms and may be presented live or on film, on stage, in galleries and unusual presentation spaces. See current work to find out more about the latest project.

Experiment 49 is governed by a Board of Trustees:

President: Rohena GERA


Secretary and technical adviser: Jeremy COX

Honorary Members: Sophie PERSSON, Professor David STEELE


Ongoing Research


In 2018 von Stockert undertook a research project that evolved her practice of creating physical dialogues between the human body, objects and environments by integrating disabled performers and their mobility tools. Wheelchairs, prosthetics, natural materials, architecture and landscape features merged and collided, were de- and reconstructed questioning pre-conceptions and exploring new perspectives. Von Stockert will continue this research with Experiment 49 evolving the inclusive nature of the company and its work. 

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Photo credits: Stills taken from rehearsal footage. 

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