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Sep 08 2022 - 17:00
Sep 09 2022 - 20:00

Mart, Rovereto

A E R E A + Silver Veiled

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The flag is an object that has always expressed a sense of belonging or separation and marks the distinction between hypothetical “us” and “them”. The shroud is a funerary cloth that marks the boundary between the living and the dead. Two textile objects bound by an ancient kinship evoked by Ginevra Panzetti’s and Enrico Ticconi’s work.

The artistic duo living and working between Turin and Berlin, moving between dance, performance and visual art, brings to Rovereto a double performance on the theme of power through the virtuosity of flag-waving: A E R E A and Silver Veiled.

In A E R E A, the two artists are on stage, emerging from the dark together with flags cleared of emblems or symbols and forming one single anatomy with the objects. Silver Veiled is a video work created with the research material of the diptych of which A E R E A is a part. Here the flag sketches a score of unveilings, which underlines the profound relationship with a shroud.

In both works, the colour of the cloths is silver grey and this shows them as they are and allows their plasticity to emerge. There is only one symbol that stands out: the beak of a parrot, an animal that repeats words and sentences ignoring their meaning or consequences. And it is the movement that tells us about the blind dynamics of power, the vainglorious character of wars and the rigour of military deployments.

Ginevra Panzetti’s and Enrico Ticconi’s movement nails its presence on stage and declares itself to be a “thing to watch”, unthinkable outside this condition.

- Carlo Lei, Kpl Teatro
A E R E A + Silver Veiled


Creation and performers Ginevra Panzetti / Enrico Ticconi
Sound Demetrio Castellucci
Light Annegret Schalke
Costume Design Ginevra Panzetti / Enrico Ticconi
Flag waving coach Carlo Lobina with Flag-wavers association of Arezzo
Technical care Paolo Tizianel
Touring and promotion Aurélie Martin
Production managment VAN
Video documentation Ettore Spezza

A E R E A is winning project of the Hermès Dance Prize Triennale Milano

Duration 30 min

Silver Veiled

Creation and performers Ginevra Panzetti / Enrico Ticconi
Assistant Director Ilaria di Carlo
Sound design Sergio Salomone
Cinematography and video editing Ettore Spezza
Objects and Costume Design Sergio Salomone, Ginevra Panzetti / Enrico Ticconi
Audio mastering Max Costa
Distribution Kante Film
Production Ginevra Panzetti / Enrico Ticconi, Associazione Culturale VAN
Commissioned by Dublin Dance Festival
Supported by Anticorpi - Rete di festival, rassegne e residenze dell'Emilia-Romagna all’interno dell’azione supportER, Lavanderia a Vapore, centro di residenza per la danza thanks to - OGR - Officine Grandi Riparazioni di Torino, Torinodanza Festival / Teatro Stabile di Torino - Teatro Nazionale, Comune di Collegno
Video full HD

Duration 23 min

Project realised in collaboration with Mart - Museo di arte moderna e contemporanea di Trento e Rovereto