On the occasion of the International Museum Daythe Mendrisiotto Art Museum Network - MAM Network presents the new production Ariella Vidach AiEP, Contemporary MAMcreated for this occasion and choosing to collaborate with the FEASTDANCING. Contemporary MAMis a phygital (physical and digital) dance performance that develops a moment of connection in real time, extending the collaborative network already established between the five museums - Museo Vincenzo Vela, m.a.x. museo, Teatro dell'architettura, Museo d'arte Mendrisio, Pinacoteca cantonale Giovanni Züst - to the world and digital visions.
The performance, repeated in a loop several times throughout the afternoon, features five performers dancing simultaneously in the museums of the MAM Network framed by mobile phones and visualised, via the internet, in a single composition. Concept and direction Claudio Prati and Ariella Vidach Choreography Ariella Vidach Performer Enzina Cappelli, Sofia Casprini, Federica D'Aversa, Andreyna De La Soledad, Rossella Del Vecchio
Nguyên Lê, guitar Baiju Bhatt, violin Valentin Conus, saxophone
Three musicians from very different cultural backgrounds (Vietnam, India and Switzerland) and led by one of the most important guitarists on the international contemporary scene, the French-Vietnamese Nguyên Lê, a masterful performer who boasts collaborations with the likes of Carla Bley, Randy Brecker, Trilok Gurtu, Steve Lacy, Dee Dee Bridgewater, Quincy Jones, Peter Erskine, Paolo Fresu, John McLaughlin, Michel Petrucciani, Enrico Rava and Herbie Hancock. Together with violinist Baiju Bhatt and saxophonist Valentin Conus, he will create unique sounds, with improvisations inspired by the works on display, transforming the exhibition venue into a mental, intimate and mystical space. For the occasion, the public will be able to attend while seated (on the floor on cushions prepared for the occasion or on chairs placed on the side), allowing for a total physical and sonic immersion between music and works of art.
The ticket (20 CHF/euro) includes entrance to the Davide Cascio exhibition and the concert with non-numbered seats. Seats are limited: reservation is strongly recommended on 058.688.33.50 or by email: firstname.lastname@example.org