by and with Mimmo Cuticchio and Virgilio Sieni lights Paolo Meglio
The show is an encounter between two worlds and two visions. On stage together, Mimmo Cuticchio (winner of the lifetime achievement award at UBU Prize 2019) and Virgilio Sieni invent forms of interaction between body and puppet, between listening and tactility. The bodies of the dancer and the marionette are made to dialogue in an encounter of fundamental elements of everyday being: walking, sitting, falling, turning, touching. The relationship between Dance and Marionette Works is a new element and a primary model that exploring the transfiguration of man and the nature of the gesture. Body and marionette, transmission and tactility, jointed body and gravity are the elements of this journey through the gesture – a representation of how humanity emerges from the various fragilities of the body and the puppet in interaction.