May 16, 2015 - May 17, 2015 15:30
Nostoi – histoires de retours et d’exodes, international cooperation project between Italy, Tunisia and France aimed at promoting the exchange between cultural operators of the Euro-Mediterranean area and the dialogue between young artists, ended in Tunis with the Workshop in Carthage, directed by the musician and set designer Kais Rostom.
Guided by the voices and the performances of 26 Italian and Tunisian artists, spectators were able to experience a new way to visit the archeological site of Byrsa with its important history and ruins, and had a unique opportunity to relive fragments a memory common to the peoples of the Mediterranean basin.
Coordinator of the project, which was launched in 2013, is Cooperativa Archeologia of Florence; partners are Fondazione Fabbrica Europa per le arti contemporanee; the Centre National de la Recherche Scientifique (CNRS) of Marseille; the National Theatre of Tunis; the Agency for the Development and Promotion of Cultural Heritage (Amvppc). The project was selected for funding under the first call for standard projects launched by the European Union under the Neighbourhood Programme ENPI CBC Med.
Associated partners of the initiative are the Soprintendenza per i Beni Archeologici della Toscana (Superintendence for Archaeological Heritage of Tuscany); the University of Florence – Dipartimento di Scienze dell’Antichità “Giorgio Pasquali”; Laboratorio Nove; Theseum Ensemble and the Hellenic Centre of the International Theatre Institute of Athens.