Miriam Selima Fieno/ Nicola Di Chio (IT)
Multimedia participatory show | duration 75 min
at ZONA K
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Through a dialogue which oscillates between the theatre and the document, where live narration founds itself on audiovisual narration, two adolescents confront themselves: Giorgia, an Italian 14 year old girl, speaks of her everyday life as a European which lives in a flourishing time of peace, in which however lies the pain of a family war; Abdo a young Syrian refugee approaches Giorgia to the knowledge of another war: the one made of bombs, missiles and explosions under which from 11 years live thousands of his compatriots in Syria.
The spectators are invited to delicately enter a private and lacerating world in together with the protagonists who, through electronic devices and personal materials, accept to expose a live elaboration of their biography and the privileged and painful aspects which have marked their stories up to this day. The show goes after the search of a balance between a personal story and a epochal story, in an intensely emotive fresco where technology enlarges like a magnifying glass our present and opens gashes on worlds after all not so far, reveals the faces of war, enters inside homes and shows their fragments, memories and possible futures.
Concept and direction Nicola di Chio, Miriam Selima Fieno on stage Abdo Al Naseef Alnoeme, Giorgia Possekel dramaturgy Miriam Selima Fieno virtual scenography and light design Maria Elena Fusacchia videomaking Nicola Di Chio, Miriam Selima Fieno, Abdo Al Naseef Alnoeme, Giorgia Possekel archive video Hazem Alhamwy miniature realisations Ilenia Lella Fieno sonorous space Antonello Ruzzini production Tieffe Teatro Menotti, Bottega degli Apocrifi with the support of CSS Teatro Stabile di Innovazione del FVG / Dialoghi – Residenze delle Arti Performative a Villa Manin 2022_2024, Qui e Ora Residenza Teatrale, L’ Arboreto Teatro Dimora di Mondaino, Teatro Giovani Teatro Pirata / AMAT, Zona K in collaborazione con Mishwar Ong.Vincitore Premio YOUNG&KIDS 2022 FIT Festival Lugano Menzione Premio Scenario Infanzia 2020 Vincitore Bando Alte Marche Creative 2021
Nicola di Chio and Miriam Selima Fieno are actors, directors and authors. They graduate from Civica Academia d’Arte Dramatic “Nico Pepe” di Udine. Together they work since 2011 in the area of performing arts creating contemporary dramaturgical pieces which space from fiction to non fiction. The realise the shows “Lybia. Back home”, “Human Animal”, “RealItaly”, “Cantare all’amore”, “La protesta”. They win the Bando Ora! of the Compagnia di San Paolo, the Premio Scintille, the Bando Funder35 of Cariplo, the Bando Hangar Creatività di Regione Piemont, the Bando Next, the Premio In-Box. Through the years they receive important recognitions, realise reviews and festivals, conduct formative courses. From 2018 they conduct their work towards documentary theatre defining a new road of real cinema, facing topics linked to geopolitics, human rights, West and Middle East relations. They work with actors, musicians, children, refugees, journalists, and creat pieces which intercept not only different disciplines like theatre, cinema and music, but also distant artistic and cultural identities. With new documentary shows “Fuga dal’Egitto” and “From Syria: is this a child?” They win the bando IntercettAzioni, the Bando Movin’upm the prize Young&Kids at the Fit Festival di Lugano, the mention at the Premio Scenario Infanzia, the bando Alte Marche Creative. Currently they are busy with the realisation Syrian director Hazem Alhamwi’s new film in the writing of their first feature film.