Vocazione all’Asimmetria

Francesca FoscariniVocazione all’Asimmetria

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What happens when we meet the Other? Francesca Foscarini and Andrea Costanzo Martini explore the tension between what divides and what unites, in the search for a possible Us. Fuelled with energy by Andrea Cera's music and unfolding a succession of playful solos and joined moves, this exhilarating duet will leave you breathless.


Project by Francesca Foscarini
Creation and performance: Francesca Foscarini and Andrea Costanzo Martini
Light design and Technical overview: Luca Serafini
Original music: Andrea Cera
Research advisor :Chiara Bortoli
Promotion and communication: Cristina Perez Sosa
Production: VAN Associazione Culturale
Coproducers: 3 Bis F Lieu d'Arts Contemporains Aix En Provence (FR), Centro per la Scena Contemporanea di Bassano del Grappa (IT), Fondazione Fabbrica Europa per le arti contemporanee (IT), La Briqueterie (FR), Les Brigittines (BE), MASDANZA The International Contemporary Dance Festival of the Canary Islands & Sala Insular de Teatro-Cabildo de Gran Canaria (ES), Uovo e Next Laboratorio per la produzione e la distribuzione dello spettacolo dal vivo lombardo – Edizione 2015 (I), Tanzhaus Zürich (CH), TripSpace Projects London (UK)

With the support of : Istituto Italiano di Cultura Madrid (ES), Istituto Italiano di Cultura di Londra (UK), Yasmeen Godder Studio Jaffa Tel-Aviv (IL), MiBACT - Ministero per i Beni e le Attività Culturali

Pictures: Ilaria Costanzo

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Biography

Francesca Foscarini is an Italian dancer and choreographer.

Her personal career was marked by the encounter with important masters of the national and international dance scene, (Yasmeen Godder, Sara Wiktorowicz, Iris Erez, Emio Greco, Roberto Castello) with whom she had the opportunity to research the different languages of contemporary dance and improvisation.

Her research focuses on the relation between physicality and states of mind and she is particularly interested in exploring the presence of the performer on stage in relation with the audience. Her works include Cantando sulle ossa (Selected by Aerowaves 2011; Best solo MASDANZA 2012; Presented in Avignon Off 2014), Grandmother (Equilibrio Award Roma 2013 Performer), Gut Gift (by Yasmeen Godder, 2014). She won in 2015 the Positano Prize as Dancer of the Year on the Contemporary Scene.

The last creations are Vocazione all'Asimmetria (2016, selected by Aerowaves Twenty17) and Good Lack (2016), a triptych of solos composed by Back Pack (presented at Biennale Danza Venezia 2106) John Tube and Let's Sky. Since 2012 she has worked as a dancer with Alessandro Sciarroni in the piece Folk-s.

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