CRISOL – creative processes


March 17, 2024 - April 3, 2024

Asociación Hermanos Saíz - Havana | CU


As part of the CRISOL – creative processes 2022-24 project, supported by the Boarding Pass Plus 2022/2023/2024 program of the Italian Ministry of Culture, the musician Pino Basile is in Cuba together with the choreographer Roberto Olivan (Spain) as a tutor, and the cultural operator Lorenzo Pappagallo, for a period of residency.
With some dancers who are part of the Asociación Hermanos Saíz, one of the CRISOL international partners, they will work in a dimension of exchange of creative and productive practices.
At the end of this period of work, a public presentation of the results is planned at La Madriguera, the space of AHS Asociación Hermanos Saíz.

The creation process will continue in Spain with a second phase of work online and in situ, at the L’Obrador space in Deltebre, between April and August 2024. On this occasion Pino Basile and Roberto Olivan will work with one of the Cuban artists, selected among those who participated in the residency period in Havana..

The following phases are scheduled for September 2024 in Florence, as part of Fabbrica Europa festival, in Bologna, as part of Danza Urbana festival, and in Cuenca (Spain), as part of Escena Patrimonio / La Noche del Patrimonio, promoted by Grupo Ciudades Patrimonio de la Humanidad de España Unesco.

With the support of the Italian Cultural Institute of Madrid

Pino Basile, after graduating in percussion instruments, had a vast array of musical experiences ranging from in jazz to classical and contemporary music. He has also worked in theatre, dance and contemporary circus productions. For the last few years he has been busy doing concerts, teaching, researching and studying the traditional, folk – frame drums and friction drums of Southern Italy and the entire Mediterranean region. He has drawn the attention of contemporary Italian and international composers executing solo scores and improvisations with orchestras, big bands, ensembles of contemporary and electronic music. He has worked with groups and musicians of various nationalities and has performed at festivals and theatres throughout Italy and abroad. His collaborations include Giorgio Barberio Corsetti, Akram Khan, Roberto Olivan, Loris Petrillo Danza, Cie Twain, Menhir.
Roberto Olivan, an international creator, began his training at the Institut del Teatre in Barcelona and at the P.A.R.T.S. school (Brussels). His professional career began with the prestigious company Rosas, directed by Anne Teresa De Keersmaeker. He has also danced under the direction of Robert Wilson, Tom Jansen and Josse de Pauw. Additionally, he founded and directs the Festival Deltebre Dansa, the Festival ARTÈRIA TORTOSA and L’Obrador Espacio de Creación. He also creates commissions for dance companies, universities, conservatories and dance centres all over the world as well as in the film sector. His intense career has been recognized worldwide, receiving awards such as the Premi Nacional de Cultura 2014 (Spain), the Premi Ciutat de Barcelona 2013 (Spain), the Premio FAD Sebastià Gasch d’Arts Parateatrals 2012 (Spain), and the EFFE 2019 Award to the Festival Deltebre Dansa (Belgium), among many others.
Graduated in Translation and Interpreting, with post-graduate studies in International Relations, Corporate Social Responsibility and Management of Cultural Projects, Lorenzo Pappagallo is a cultural operator, artistic curator and head of international relations for the UNESCO Spanish World Heritage Cities and artistic director of the International Dance Festival ESCENA PATRIMONIO in the 15 Spanish cities declared UNESCO World Heritage Sites. Since 2009 he is based in Madrid. He collaborates as a consultant for theatre and dance programming and artistic coordination for important festivals and seasons in Spain and abroad (Austria, Germany, Sweden, Georgia, Russia, Israel, United States). He also works as a consultant for the management of cultural projects for various institutions and organizations at the international level, including the Italian Cultural Institute of Madrid, the Institut français, the Acción Cultural Española, the European Festival Association and the Festival Academy.

photo: Denisse Alejo Rojo










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