Team

ABOUT

From the synergy between Sardegna Teatro and Praxis, a network that includes the nonprofit organization ZEIT, Maria Paola Zedda and Giulia Palomba, CampoSud – A visionary Camp raises up in the framework of the Cagliari City Museums invitation: I WANT YOU FOR THE MUSEUM’S ARMY: GRAMSCI.

The project follows the tracks of the Festival di Filosofia, an event that marks the path of Sardegna Teatro since many years.

Acknowledgements:

We would like to thanks for their precious suggestions, time and support

Luigi Amat, Franco Bifo Berardi, Marina Cuccus, Valentina Di Odoardo and Radio Anarti, Alessandra Figus, Gelitin, Thomas Hirschhorn, Maria Grazia Lintas, Stefano Marson, Marco Minoja, Luca Mirarchi, Luca Mosso, Roberto Pinto, Chiara Pirri, Jessica Quadrelli, Sirio Schiano Lo Moriello, Vittorio Sclaverani, Davide Volponi

 

 

ZEIT was born in 2008 with the purpose of promoting visual, performance and cinematographic culture, through the production of festivals, shows, lectures and workshops on contemporary and radical languages in Arts.

ZEIT works in the organization of cultural events as well as productions, supporting artists, directors and performers in developing their work. In 2011, in collaboration with the group Santasangre and the theatre Kollatino Underground, ZEIT organized in Rome an International Festival of Performing Arts, ISTANTANEE – visioni di danza e performance, receiving an amazing and enthusiastic answer by critics and audience.

In 2012, supporting the association Videoinflussi, ZEIT realized and curated Across the vision film festival, dedicated to the most interesting and recent cinematographic languages, carrying out workshops on direction and cinematographic production, and showing works related to visionary and border languages. Since 2013 till now Zeit creates and realizes Across Asia Film Festival, an independent film festival that explores the most interesting languages from the new Asian scenes. ZEIT also works on contemporary dance and performance projects, in collaboration with Compagnia Enzo Cosimi.

www.acrossasiaff.org

 

Teatro di Sardegna is active for more than 40 years; in 2015 it has been recognized by MiBACT as the only Theater of Relevant Cultural Interest (TRIC) in Sardinia, receiving funding also for Dance activities.

Since 2009 it has been managing the Teatro Massimo in Cagliari and since 2017 the Teatro Eliseo in Nuoro.

In addition to the production of theatre performances, dance and artistic research, Teatro di Sardegna interprets its vocation of a cooperative society, pursuing the ideals of solidarity, mutuality and openness, proposing itself as an open space for collective experience.

It also offers formation for emerging artists through the various national and international networks of which it is part of.

Theater of Sardinia inaugurated a model of participatory governance based on networks of local operators, national partnerships, international overlook, interdisciplinarity, multidimensional pathways, ongoing formation and active involvement of communities.

The aim is to make the theatre an open and inhabited space, a meeting place for people, communities, ideas and multiple identities. A theatre which inhabits all territories, a platform of integrated design for innovative models of cultural management, sustainability and regeneration processes.

In 2016, Teatro di Sardegna has realized 22 productions between shooting and new outfits, 9 of which in collaboration with 17 local, national and international partners; 24 Italian and international shows have been hosted; 98 students have been involved in work-related learning. Furthermore, it has developed 1 permanent lab with a core of 30 actors, dancers, and musicians from all over the Island; 3 special projects; 2 international networks devoted to transnational cooperation, training and support for emerging creativity.

For 2017, 23 new art projects are going to be produced.

www.sardegnateatro.it

 

 

 

Curatorial Team:

Maria Paola Zedda is a performative and visual arts curator and production manager.

After many years with the Enzo Cosimi Company, she began her own curatorial practice.

She has been the artistic director of many film festivals such as Istantanee, Across the vision, and Across Asia Film Festival, realised in collaboration with important institutions such as MAXXI Museum, Scuderie del Quirinale, Teatro di Roma.

She was the artistic director of Cagliari Italian Capital of Culture 2015 curating the public art program Space is the Place, producing artworks and projects by artists such as Ettore Favini, Maria Papadimitriou, Alfredo Pirri, Christoph Migone, Future Farmers, Mike Cooper. At the moment, she works on the curatorial board of many performance art centers and festival as Autunno Danza, DiDstudio – Fabbrica del Vapore, Milan.

She lives between Rome, Milan and Cagliari and she collaborates with the contemporary art magazine Artribune.

 

Giulia Palomba is an independent art curator. She holds a BA in Multimedia and Contemporary Art and an MA in Cinema and Video.  Her experiences range in different cultural environments: from cinema to public art. She worked as assistant director and curator for Castello di Rivara Contemporary Art Museum and the public program of Cagliari Italian Capital of Culture 2015. After her last experience at WhiteBox in New York, she has participated in The School of Redistribution by Future Climates (Athens 2017).

 

Head of Scientific Research

Alessandra Marchi (Gramsci Lab, Cagliari University) earned a Ph.D. in Social Anthropology and Ethnology at Ecole des Hautes Etudes en Sociales, Paris. She worked for the Casa Museo of Antonio Gramsci and she is collaborating with the Gramscian Cultural Associations in Sardinia. She is a founder member of the GramsciLab, Gramscian International Laboratory of the University of Cagliari, together with the Professors Patrizia Manduchi and Mauro Pala.

Alessandra is currently a Ph.D. researcher at the Department of Social Sciences and Institutions (DISSI) of the University of Cagliari and works on a research project focused on the study of Antonio Gramsci in the Arab-Mediterranean world.