Partner: UNIVERSITY OF SALENTO (Italy)
INTERNATIONAL THEATRE INSTITUTE (France)
UNIVERSITY OF CADIZ (Spain)
THEATRO TSI ZAKYNTHOS (Greece)
SATIRIKO THEATRE LTD (Cyprus)
EUFONIA cooprative society (Italy)
BABELMED cultural association (Italy)
GAL TERRA D’ARNEO SRL (Italy)
PROVINCE OF LECCE (Italy)
Action: Creative Europe Culture (2007-2013) Cooperation measures
The project is related to the need of facilitating the encounter of artists and people from different countries, backgrounds, cultures in order to foster reflections, debates, common artistic work about diversity and migration in the context of European communities, where theatre and arts are called to play their function of critical and civil awareness.The Project supports a cultural network of artists, cultural operators, researchers in the Euro-Mediterranean area, fostering mobility and the creation of a nomadic multilingual company(Nomadic Arts Company).A series of activities is carried out whose purpose is the encounter and common work between artists, cultural operators, young people, local population with different cultures and languages, coming from involved countries, each of whom bearer of a story of migration in his/her recent history or in the present. A path of research, workshops, artistic residencies in mobility is realized in Italy, Spain, France, Greece, Cyprus. The work focuses on migration and on dynamics of inclusion/exclusion in contemporary society, as well as on the potential of creative means provided by diversity, intended as a vital source. The path of activities foresees: research phase; two theatre workshops and presentations in Cyprus and France and culminates with three artistic residencies (with workshops, joint site-specific performances, showcases, meetings, technical seminars), held in Spain (Cadiz), Greece (Patras), Italy (Lecce).They involve cultural operators in mobility, for knowledge exchange and the creation of a joint performance that is played in three important locations connected to migration. Artists in mobility are joint in the Nomadic Arts Company, as a concrete tool for intercultural dialogue. A web-site, a multilingual publication and a video are edited in order to support awareness on tackled issues among people and operators. Partners work in synergy and develop since the beginning an activity of research on project issues.
- A website, a multilingual publication and a video (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=en2wWwIV4Es) have been created to support the awareness of people and operators on the issues addressed; the partners work in synergy and develop from the beginning a research activity on the themes of the project.