PerformAzioni 2018

PerformAzioni International Workshop Festival
VII Edition
artistic direction Instabili Vaganti
25 May – 5 June 2018 

Oratorio San Filippo Neri – Bologna
In collaboration with Mismaonda and Fondazione del Monte di Bologna e Ravenna

The international workshop Festival PerformAzioni was developed to create an annual meeting for higher formation in performing arts at international level, hosting artists and masters from all around the world. The main objective is to identify young entities of international contemporary scene capable of spreading new ways of making theatre and of managing performing projects, which can create innovative and diversified professional experience , enrich the cultural and educational offer of the region and involve heterogeneous and multicultural audience.

The 7th edition of the Festival focuses on the international research project Rags of memory, on the occasion of the publication of the book “Rags of Memory” written by Anna Dora Dorno and published by Cue Press, and of the VII international work session on the project.

This year’s program, hosted as part of the San Filippo Neri Oratory season in Bologna in collaboration with Mismaonda and the Del Monte Foundation in Bologna and Ravenna, opens with the presentation of the book on May 28th and continues with the international work session on the project from 28 May to 5 June and with the workshop The memory of the body & the song of absence from 1 to 5 June.

The shows in the program are The Ritual, a performance by Instabili Vaganti, directed by Anna Dora Dorno and the original music by Riccardo Nanni, that summarizes the research to Rags of memory project, on 30 May, and The Celebration, on 5 June, a site-specific performance with team of international performers taking part in the VII work session of the project.

Furthermore, throughout the festival period, the site-specific installation work will be carried out by the visual artist Luana Filippi, who develops the theme of semantic memory of visual matrix with the use of photography.