FROM MY VILLAGE I SEE HOW MUCH OF THE EARTH CAN BE SEEN IN THE UNIVERSE

FROM MY VILLAGE I SEE HOW MUCH OF THE EARTH CAN BE SEEN IN THE UNIVERSE

SINOPSYS

FROM MY VILLAGE I SEE HOW MUCH OF THE EARTH CAN BE SEEN IN THE UNIVERSE is a multidisciplinary performance that takes place between the sight of a drone and the hands of a seamstress. Along an artistic residence in the villages, creators live a series of experiences with the places and people inhabiting them, and try with that to create an performative artistic object of sharing those same experiences.

How do we tell someone the experience of all the days we spend in a place? How do we make those events be shareable and transmissible through a performative device made up of words, voices, sounds, images, objects, gestures? How is it possible that a personal experience become a common subject to other people who weren’t there? How does the sharing of the sensitive take place?

Throughout several gatherings we had with the people from the villages that was the experience we proposed to them. That they would tell us personal and collective memories, from the starting point of objects, images, stories, moments, letters, postcards. Hearing people sharing their stories, we always had a strong feeling of presence: whenever people told something, it was as if that act of telling placed us there, where that which was told happened. Whether we were in the village or in any other place, whether we were in 2018 or in any other year, whether today or a few years ago, the performative act of telling and sharing that which was a memory would always say: it is here and now, again.

CREDITS

concept, artistic direction and performance_ Ana Gil e Nuno Leão

Dramaturgy and Text_ Nuno Leão

costumes and scenic space_ Ana Gil

co-creation and sound composition_ Rui Dias

co-creation and video_ Tiago Moura

thanks and participation_ population of the villages of Freixial and Juncal do Campo

organization_ Câmara Municipal de Castelo Branco, Castelo de ARTES – Encontros de Castelo Branco 2018

production_ Terceira Pessoa Associação

VIDEOS

TOUR

April to October 2018

FROM MY VILLAGE I SEE HOW MUCH OF THE EARTH CAN BE SEEN IN THE UNIVERSE

Creative Residence Union of the Municipalities of Freixial and Juncal do Campo

October 19, 2018

FROM MY VILLAGE I SEE HOW MUCH OF THE EARTH CAN BE SEEN IN THE UNIVERSE

Opening / Main Room of the Juncal do Campo Town Hall