Festa Farina e Forca

Festa Farina e Forca

Festa Farina e Forca was performed in the Cantieri Culturali alla Zisa in Palermo on 25th July 2013.  This was a large scale site-specific piece that stretched around three streets and two warehouses (old aircraft hangars).  The audience followed the procession between the sites, led by a band of folk musicians/dancers, in a close parallel to a local cultural event – the feast of the Santa Rosalia.

I co-directed the performance in collaboration with Michelle Li. The performers were drawn from a local group of folk musicians, as well as a cellist and a dancer. Andrea Cusumano, who was responsible for organizing the festival, also performed a role in the piece.

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