Alessandro Sciarroni CHROMA_don’t be frightened of turning the page
16 - 17 DEC 2017
Ticket 15,00 Euros Ticket under 30/ over 65/ groups 10,00 Euros Students 7,00 Euros
Saturday 8 pm Sunday 4 pm Running time 40'
Triennale Teatro dell'Arte
The retrospective that Triennale Teatro dell’Arte devoted to Alessandro Sciarroni ends with his latest production, CHROMA_Don’t Be Frightened of Turning the Page. The piece is the final stage of the project Turning, focusing on the action of rotating. The work has been presented as a study as part of Migrant Bodies, a research project developed between Europe and Canada, which analyses the concept of migration.
Drawing on the observation of the migration patterns of animals which return to their birthplace to mate and die, the artist started to work on the concept of rotation. The performance goes beyond the literal reading of rotation as rotatory movement, encompassing multiple meanings. The direct reference to Sufi whirling performed by Dervishes features alongside several other images. The performance focuses entirely on the physical action of turning and leads the spectators through a fascinating introspective journey that spans multiple dimensions.
Alessandro Sciarroni is back on stage as performer of the choreographic action, after training intensively in the practice of turning indefinitely without losing balance. As in previous works, the duration of the action and the gradual increase of the rhythm generate a hypnotic relationship between performer and audience.
Alessandro Sciarroni (San Benedetto del Tronto, 1976) is an artist active in the performing arts with experience in the fields of visual arts and theatrical research. His projects have been presented in theatre and dance festivals, in museums, galleries and unconventional spaces while involving performers with diverse backgrounds. Through his work, which is characterized by rigor and formal consistency, he tries to discover the obsessions, fears and fragility present in performance using repetitive movements, pushing the limits of physical resistance and challenging his performers. Joseph (2011), Folk-s (2012), Untitled (2013), Joseph_kids (2013), Aurora (2015), CHROMA_tutning_project (2014-2017) are a few of his more recent productions which have been presented at Kunstenfestivaldesarts in Brussels, Centre Pompidou as well as at Le 104 in Paris, MAXXI in Rome, Impulstanz Festival in Vienna, the Abu Dhabi Art Fair, and many more cultural centres. In 2013 and 2014 he was invited to create two performances for the Dance section of the Venice Biennial, directed by Virgilio Sieni. He has participated in numerous European programs and residencies including Choreographic Dialogues (2010), Choreoroam (2011), Performing Gender (2014), Migrant Bodies (2014-15). In 2015 he received the support of Fondation d’Entreprise Hermès for Aurora. Since 2016 he has been an associate artist to the Le 104 artistic centre in Paris. In 2017 he received the Premio Hystrio. He is supported by Marche Teatro.
concept and performance by: Alessandro Sciarroni lighting design: Rocco Giansante dramaturgy: Alessandro Sciarroni and Su-Feh Lee original music: Paolo Persia styling: Ettore Lombardi development, marketing and advice: Lisa Gilardino administration: Chiara Fava technical direction: Valeria Foti, Cosimo Maggini research: Damien Modolo produced by: Corpoceleste_C.C.00# and Marche Teatro - Teatro di rilevante interesse culturale co-produced by: Le Centquatre, CCN2 - Centre chorégraphique national de Grenoble, Les Halles de Schaerbeek the creation of the piece took place at: Dialoghi – Performing Arts Residencies at Villa Manin, a project of CSS Teatro stabile di innovazione del Friuli Venezia Giulia and Azienda Speciale Villa Manin with the support: of Mibact – Ministry of Cultural Heritage and Activities and Tourism and the Autonomous Region of Friuli Venezia Giulia developed as part of: Migrant Bodies project at the Centro per la Scena Contemporanea Bassano del Grappa, La Briqueterie - Centre de Développement Chorégraphique du Val de Marne, Circuit-Est (Quebéc), The Dance Centre and HIPP The Croatian Institute for Dance and Movement and as part of: La Biennale di Venezia – Biennale College 2015 photo: © Alessandro Sciarroni