Projects

FOCUS YOUNG MEDITERRANEAN AND MIDDLE EAST CHOREOGRAPHERS 2018

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In the second year of programming, Focus Young Mediterranean and Middle East Choreographers 2018, a project supported by La Francia in Scena, the artistic season of the Institut français Italy / Embassy of France in Italy, widens its geographical dimension and its artistic mobility and intercultural dialogue action including artists from complex backgrounds such as Syria and Iran… More


SECRET FLORENCE 2018

Secret Florence 2018For the third edition of Secret Florence, 2018 Estate Fiorentina’s strategic project supported by the Municipality of Florence and Pitti Immagine, Fabbrica Europa proposes a performative action by one of the most important artists on the international scene, Benoît Lachambre, who with this work seeks to further deconstruct the notion of the choreographic impulse as well as the definition of performer/spectator roles… More


PLATFORM A35

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Platform A35 developed in the new space of Fabbrica Europa, PARC ex Scuderie Granducali in Florence, an unconventional place.
The project is based on the idea of presenting young choreographers, Italian and not only, whose research shows new creative processes, but also the changing society that is necessarily reflected in them…. More


ORIZZONTI VERTICALI 2018

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The sixth edition of Orizzonti Verticali explores and analyzes the possibility of a “redevelopment of the artistic thought”, a theme that integrates and enriches the leitmotif of the project focused on generational confrontation at the artistic level. A research on the motivations and needs of artistic creation today. What thoughts and which intellectual paths are essential in our contemporaneity? What are the standards that satisfy the research? How can we organize an exponential growth of the performing arts and what is the correspondence with the social fabric? These are some of the questions to which Orizzonti Verticali tries to give an answer… More


FESTIVAL AU DESERT – PRESENZE D’AFRICA

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A multicultural music festival, starting from a collaboration with the Festival au Désert in Mali, focused on the dialogue between African and European musicians, called to share and interpret their stories and to involve emerging artists and young stars of the music scene.
A geographical and at the same time a cultural journey, made up of creative meetings and co-productions that foster the “artistic nomadism,” between music and traditions, cultures and civilizations.

Ninth edition 2018 | Eighth edition 2017 | Seventh edition 2016 | Sixth edition 2015 | Fifth edition 2014 | Fourth edition 2013 | Third edition 2012 | Second edition 2011 | First edition 2010
Website www.festivalpresenzedafrica.eu


ORIZZONTI VERTICALI 2017 Arti sceniche in cantiere

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The generational comparison and the combination of various scenic languages ​​are the central themes of Festival Orizzonti Verticali – Arti sceniche in cantiere (San Gimignano and Poggibonsi, July 5 – 9, 2017). This fifth edition of the Festival hosted national and international artists coming from various experiences and belonging to different generations of the contemporary scene: theatre directors, choreographers, actors, dancers, performers, musicians, visual artists and writers, able to create connections, or highlight rifts, towards new forms of language through confrontation, dialogue and experimentation.… More


AZALAB – migrant and urban music and cultures

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AZALAB – migrant and urban music and cultures, a project winner of the Call “Sillumina – Copia privata per i giovani, per la cultura”, is a workshop open on the Metropolitan City of Florence that aims to activate, through work sessions with professionals, under 35, immigrants and young people of second and third generation, an overview of urban and migrant cultures by means of a network of artistic residencies spread across peripheral neighborhoods… More


SECRET FLORENCE 2017

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Secret Florence’s core mission is to enhance the attractiveness of the city of Florence during the opening week of Pitti Immagine Uomo. This is achieved through an innovative and high quality artistic proposal intended for a young, international audience interested in unveiling the connections between contemporary artistic languages and the extraordinary historical heritage of the city. For this edition Fabbrica Europa presented two site specific performances of Attakkalari Centre for Movement Arts in Bangalore, a major centre for contemporary dance in India.… More


AROUND_35. Workshop for young dancers

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AROUND_35 is a project that aims to show choreographic research methods of Italian and international young artists through workshops and open presentations.
The training will be developed by means of artistic duos so as to provide multiple approaches and study materials that enable a relationship between the participants and the creative processes of choreographers.Some of the workshops are designed for young professional dancers, others for teenagers and children… More


(IN)GENERAZIONE. New creations under 35

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(In)Generazione is a project organized by Fondazione Fabbrica Europa, which aims to promote new creations by young artists or groups under 35, resident or active in Tuscany, working with the languages ​​of dance and the performing arts. Through a call for proposals 7 projects were selected and presented in short form in two evenings at Teatro dei Leggieri in San Gimignano (Siena) on 28 and 29 January, 2017… More


N.O.W New Open Working process for the performing arts

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N.O.W. New Open Working process for the performing arts is a project conceived by a group of skilled cultural professionals from eight European countries working in the field of the performing arts who have decided to federate their forces with the aim to set up a trans-national laboratory platform to explore new ways of supporting artists and their processes… More


ORIZZONTI VERTICALI 2016 Arti sceniche in cantiere

Orizzonti Verticali 2016

Orizzonti Verticali – Arti Sceniche in cantiere is a project established in 2013 in San Gimignano and curated by Compagnia Giardino Chiuso with the contribution of Tuscany Region, the Municipality of San Gimignano, the Municipality of Poggibonsi, and the support of the Cassa di Risparmio di Firenze and Fondazione Fabbrica Europa. For the 2016 edition, Orizzonti Verticali will offer five days of theatre, dance, performance, music, writing, poetry, literary meetings, meetings among artists, professionals and the public, workshops, walk radio show in which the connections between artists of different generations and different artistic languages – and this year also literature – are a necessary step for the future “research” of theatre, dance and all the performing arts… More


SECRET FLORENCE 2016

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Secret Florence is a project promoted by the Municipality of Florence with the support of Pitti Immagine aiming at unveiling the connections between contemporary artistic languages and the extraordinary historical heritage of Florence. For Secret Florence Fabbrica Europa presented a labyrinth of site-specific performing events – dance, theatre, music, visual arts – that will appear unexpectedly in evocative places of Florence… More


FIRENZE OPEN ART PROJECT

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Firenze Open Art Project proposes a meeting between dancers, choreographers, visual artists, video makers, musicians, as a first step for the creation of a site where creativity, research and innovation can become the key elements to build a civil fabric inserted in a new concept of art and addressing “new audiences”… More


SHARING TRAINING / FABBRICA EUROPA

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Sharing Training / Fabbrica Europa is a project promoted by Attivisti della danza – an open group of independent dancers and choreographers, aiming to create moments of theoretical and practical deepening and sharing with some of the artists and choreographers who took part in 2015 edition of the Festival Fabbrica Europa… More


NOSTOI – HISTOIRES DE RETOURS ET D’EXODES

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Main objective of the project NOSTOI – History of returns and exodus is to improve the dialogue and the exchange between citizens of the Mediterranean Basin by revisiting through the contemporary creation the several stories of exodus and returns (NOSTOI) across the Mare Nostrum.

The project
Artistic workshop – Florence 2013
Artistic workshop – Tunis 2013
Workshop – Populonia 2015
Workshop – Carthage 2015
Website www.nostoi.eu


NID PLATFORM – NEW ITALIAN DANCE PLATFORM 2014

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NID Platform – New Italian Dance Platform is an initiative to promote the Italian choreographic creation by presenting the most significant dance production and by fostering a confrontation between Italian and international operators.

Programme
Website www.nidplatform.it


RIC.CI RECONSTRUCTION ITALIAN CONTEMPORARY CHOREOGRAPHY

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The project RIC.CI Reconstruction Italian Contemporary Choreography Anni ’80-’90, conceived and directed by Marinella Guatterini, aims to emphasize and to (re)set in motion the memory of Italian contemporary dance since the early eighties until the beginning of the nineties, remembering a chapter of our artistic past almost forgotten, but full of a surprisingly original creativity, often hovering on the boundary between dance, theatre, visual arts, poetry and literature

Reconstructions:
Silvana Barbarini UCCIDIAMO IL CHIARO DI LUNA (1997 – 2015)
Michele Di Stefano E-INK (1999 – 2014)
Valeria Magli PUPILLA (1983 – 2014)
Abbondanza Bertoni TERRAMARA (1991 – 2013)
Fabrizio Monteverde LA BOULE DE NEIGE (1985 – 2013)
CALORE (1982 – 2012)
Alessandro Certini / Virgilio Sieni DUETTO (1989 – 2011)


STEPS AHEAD

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The project Steps Ahead – Professionalization of Junior Coaches in Performing Arts and Media is aimed at young artists who wish to develop skills and gain methods to update and upgrade their work ability, by encouraging self-employment paths in the field of education and artistic and cultural production.

Florence Summer Academy – September 2013
Florence Intensive Academy – March 2014
Further Training Italy – May 2014
Steps Ahead. Testing zone – July 2014
R&R Factory – September 2014


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U-CARE – URBAN CULTURE AGAINST RACISM IN EUROPE

In November 2012 the project U-CARE – Urban Culture Against Racism in Europe started, where 11 organisations in 8 countries join forces and pool their knowledge to combine an anti-racist/anti-discrimination peer coaching approach with urban culture and media.

International Exchange Seminar
National seminar in Italy
R&R Factory – September 2014


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AZALAI – LABORATOIRE NOMADE

Azalai is an innovative and itinerant laboratory for cultural experimentation. A moving platform that aims at creating a map of the present time connecting our continent with the ‘worlds of culture’ that populate it, with the new identities that are reflected in it, with the process of encounter and exchange that draw its territories and margins. Like on a travelling platform, the artists will work on the creation of ‘open’ productions and on the development of shared modalities of expression.

July 2012 Festival au Désert/presenze d’Africa, Florence (Italy)
August 2012 Sziget Festival, Budapest (Hungary)
May 2013 Wazemmes l’Accordéon, Lille (France)
July 2013 Amsterdam Roots Festival, Amsterdam (Netherlands)
July 2013 Festival au Désert, Florence (Italy)
July 2013 Exit Festival, Novi Sad (Serbia)
July 2013 Sfinks Festival, Boechout (Belgium)
August 2013 Sziget Festival, Budapest (Hungary)
November 2013 Festival Taragalte, M’hamid el Ghizlane (Morocco)
Website Azalai – Laboratoire nomade


Roots

ROOTS&ROUTES INTERNATIONAL

Roots&Routes is an international network for the promotion of cultural and social diversity in contemporary arts and media. Since 2001 R&R organises workshops, masterclasses, performances, events, exchanges and mobility programmes for young dance, music and media talents in more than 10 European countries… More


THE GESTURE IN THE CULTURAL HERITAGE OF EUROPE 2004 – 2006

The Gesture in EuropeThe project, supported by EU programme Culture 2000, aimed at defining possible intercultural models to seek out a common European identity through the study and representation of primary forms of communication, and by investigating the different expressions of non-verbal paralanguage which reflect the multiple picture of contemporary Europe… More


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AUDIOVISUALES SIN FRONTERAS

ASF is a project that was conceived with the goal of realizing workshops – especially addressed to women and young people – by implementing a network of laboratories (Aulas Factorias) for artistic training and the creation of audiovisual content… More

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