Project Description

POZZO

Strangely surreal, an interpreter unfolds into diferent characters in a performance that emphasizes research on the contemporary clown and mask work, in addition to live music being played. Pozzo is a humorous show, interactive, interventional and absurdly full of meaning.

A metaphor allows breakneck approach to reality: Pozzo is an allegory of politicized and hierarchical being. In a post-apocalyptic environment, Pigs are the main victims of this disaster. The Pozzo obsession with eating pigs brought the extinction of the species and as a consequence the hunger settled. The private space of this figure is placed in the public square in a grotesque and bizarre way.

 

Rui Paixão – Award winner OFF CIRCADA in Seville as an emerging artist in the contemporary circus
 

COMPANY: CÃO À CHUVA & D’ORFEU
ARTISTIC AND TECHNICAL TEAM:
Creation and Dramaturgy: Carlos Reis e Rui Paixão
Act: Rui Paixão
Live Music: Carlos Reis
Light Design: Manuel Abrantes
Scenography: Cristóvão Neto
Co-production: d’Orfeu AC / Cão à Chuva
Artistic Residence: Fafe Cidade das Artes

 

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