Review for TVBomb

August 5, 2014

Made in ILVA – The Contemporary Hermit

[…] The performer begins with his back to audience, sat on a large metal stool and then the explosive performance begins. The stool elevates Pianzola physically but also acts as a claustrophobic steel cage, a levitation device and a means to convey the heavy iron industry that is being depicted on stage.  Video projections are displayed on the floor, showcasing the industry and graft that is the backdrop for the show. […]The monologue of the solo performer had an accompanying audio narration, stems from testimonies and poems from workers at the plant. This gives Made in ILVA an added degree of authenticity and poignancy […] dealing with this raw and emotional subject matter […]