NEW UNIONS: OREXIS | 7 November | h. 18.00 Teatro Garibaldi
This contemporary music and dance show inspired by the themes of Transeuropa 2019 was created in relation to the exhibition New Unions, which will mark the opening. In Aristotelian philosophy, orexis represents the transition from power to action. The dancer and choreographer Silvia Giuffrè and the composer and musician Giovanni di Giandomenico will give life to the potential implicit in the artist’s installation, accompanying the public in transgressing the boundaries of the artwork. The performance will be followed by the opening of the exhibition in the presence of the artist, and a symposium organized in cooperation with the Warsaw Biennale and the Kiev Biennale.
THE MAYFIELD – FROM A A PROJET OF AND WITH HEINER GOEBBELS – WORLD PREMIERE | 8 November | h.21.30 Chiesa del Santissimo Salvatore
THE MAYFIELD is part of the musical review #wallofsounds directed by Gaetano La Rosa for Transeuropa Festival. THE MAYFIELD takes its name from the homonymous Manchester train depot where EVERYTHING THAT HAPPENED AND WOULD HAPPEN has been developed and presented several times with success. With its history, its character and its supra-acoustic, this vast hall was built in 1910, and abandoned since the 80s and has also influenced the aesthetics of the improvisations that are born there and will continue in THE MAYFIELD concerts.
PARADIGMA | 8 November | h. 23.30 I Candelai
PARADIGMA, is a collective of DJs and lovers of electronic music, new media and contemporary arts born in Palermo. In the context of the Festival they will organize a night party, including live artistic and acoustic exhibitions and sound art interventions.
B(L)(E)(E)(N)DINGS | 9 November | h. 20.00 Teatro Garibaldi
B(L)(E)(E)(N)DINGS is the result of three years of musical collaborations and research in several regions of Southern Africa. It is a musical performance by the award-winning Swiss composer Luca Forcucci, whose work observes the perceptual properties of sound, space and memory, coupled with unreleased 16mm footage from South Africa and Lesotho provided by composer, filmmaker and photographer Phill Niblock.