Since I can remember, I have had a strong desire to expand my awareness and move myself into the unknown. Art has played a major role in this proces of self discovery. Certain artistic experiences, that I have either been a part of or a spectator of, has lead me into completely new territory. Living […]Read more "Dancing and moving images"
It’s humbling to feel a rope between your hands, when you are connecting with another human being. It opens up the door to an existential dimension and it requires attentiveness and trust to deal with it. It’s like holding onto a piece of life that changes with every little movement you make. As if it […]Read more "That intimate bond between us"
Initially “Borderlight” was intended to be a duo between Francesca Lombardo and Pablo Tapia. The concept of “glitch art” where mistakes are used as the starting point to develop a visual idea had inspired the performers to portray the unpredictable and imperfect aspect of relationships. But (unpredictably) Tapia had to cancel due to an injury. With […]Read more "Francesca Lombardo and the Perfect Imperfections"
The building in which PARC (ex Scuderie Granducali in Florence) resides was originally constructed as horse stables for the grand duke of Florence. PARC stands for “Performing Art Research Center” and is situated in the luxuriant 3,5 km long Cascine Parc landscaped in the renaissance by the grand duke Cosomo I di Medici. In these historical surroundings […]Read more "New Space for Young Choreographers in Florence"
The merging between the author and the dancer is at the heart of Davide Valrosso’s artistic exploration at the moment. A year ago he decided to refrain from working for other choreographers in order to “create his own world” as he phrases it. Educated at the English National Ballet and subsequently trained in a variety […]Read more "Davide Valrosso and the Writing in the Dancing"
Within just a few years the Berlin based Alice Nardi from Italy has developed from being a black belt Karate practitioner into becoming a promising author, choreographer and stage performer. Her debut as a soloist took place recently during the “Fabbrica Europa Festival” in Florence, where she was part of the section “Platform A35”. This […]Read more "Alice Nardi moving between Mars and Venus in her Solo Debut"
The young generation of Italy are challenged if they want to step out of the overshadowing media story about the country’s current situation; that of economical difficulties, political stagnation and a migrant situation which is always sure to make international headlines over almost anything else that is going on in the country. Many young Italians […]Read more "Naples is loaded with New Music…"