Thu 2 to Fri 3 Feb 2023
Thursday 8pm | Friday 6pm
Running TIme: 60 mins
Age Guidance: 12+
Content Warnings: During the show a projection directed to the audience is displayed. No laser or stroboscopic light are used in the show. Actors smoke on stage (e-cigarettes, nicotine free).
Agrupación Señor Serrano
Following their critically acclaimed performance of A House in Asia at MANIPULATE 2017, Spanish masters of micro-cinema Señor Serrano return to the Festival with a blistering new multimedia performance.
The work centres around two contrasting mirages. In one: wars, abuse of natural resources, labour exploitation, political instability, poor sanitary conditions, persecution, forced deportation…
In the other: freedom, respect for human rights, good health services, welfare, recycling and renewable energies, prosperity, social mobility…
And in between, a flock migrating birds constantly drawing impossible shapes in the sky.
Birdie is a multimedia performance with live video projections and scale models. Described as Hitchcock’s The Birds revisited, the three performers will take you on a journey of war, smugglers and a massive migration with wit, criticism and commitment to humankind.
Agrupación Señor Serrano is a theatre company based in Barcelona that creates original productions about discordant aspects of today’s human experience. Señor Serrano’s shows blend live feed video, scale models, text, performance, sound and objects.
A show by Agrupación Señor Serrano
Creation: Àlex Serrano, Pau Palacios and Ferran Dorda
Performance: Àlex Serrano, Pau Palacios and David Muñiz
Voice: Simone Milsdochter
Project manager: Barbara Bloin
Lighting design and video programming: Alberto Barberá
Sound design and soundtrack: Roger Costa Vendrell
Video creation: Vicenç Viaplana
Scale models: Saray Ledesma and Nuria Manzano
Costumes: Nuria Manzano
Production assistant: Marta Baran
Scientific consultant: Irene Lapuente / La Mandarina de Newton
Project advisor: Víctor Molina
Legal advisor: Cristina Soler
Management: Art Republic
Special thanks to José Palazón for the cession of the picture used in the show.
Acknowledgements: Biennale di Venezia - Biennale College Teatro 2015, Panspermia – Marcel·lí Antúnez, Jordi Soler, Carles Guillem, Jaume Riera, Julia Pelletier, Lara Molina, Pasqual Gorriz, Arturo Rodríguez Morato, Fabrice Chan, Yannick Roman, Yasmina Boudia, Javier Bauluz and especially all the participants in the workshops at the Venice Biennale and at CIFAS.
A production by Grec 2016 Festival de Barcelona, Agrupación Señor Serrano, Fabrique de Théâtre - Service des Arts de la Scène de la Province de Hainaut, Festival TNT- Terrassa Noves Tendències, Monty Kultuurfaktorij and Festival Konfrontacje Teatralne.
With the support of Cultural Office of Spain’s Embassy in Brussels, Departament de Cultura de la Generalitat de Catalunya, Centre International de Formation en Arts du Spectacle de Bruxelles, Instituto Nacional de las Artes Escénicas y la Música (INAEM), Institut Ramon Llull
Mini animal toys sponsorship: Safari Ltd.
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