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Marinella Senatore – Common Archive School

Marinella Senatore, Common archive school, workshop June 25th-29th, 2013 Marinella Senatore, Common archive school, workshop June 25th-29th, 2013 Marinella Senatore, Common archive school, workshop June 25th-29th, 2013 Marinella Senatore, Common archive school, workshop June 25th-29th, 2013

Monday 25 - Friday 29 June 2013, from 10.00am to 1.00pm and from 4.00pm to 7.00 pm
Teatro Valle Occupato, Via del Teatro Valle 21, Roma

Nomas Foundation in collaboration with Teatro Valle Occupato closes A Theatre Cycle, a cycle of events focusing on theatre, with Common Archive School, a workshop by Marinella Senatore, which follows Cantiere Comune di Immaginario Politico, a performance-event conducted by the artists Marzia Migliora and Luigi Coppola.
Common Archive School is an open workshop, which will activate an education process involving people of different age and background, the disciplines that will be addressed span from illumination to writing, with a focus on the relation between theatre and cinema dramaturgy.
Common Archive School is a branch of The School of Narrative Dance a nomadic school, proposing a didactic system based on emancipation, inclusion, self-education, that aims at rethinking social structures and organization, founded by Marinella Senatore in 2013.
The school is based on storytelling and is rooted in a variety of languages, from cinema to performance, stage techniques, poetry, oral history, and offers the occasion to its participants and communities to share individual skills and acquire new knowledge. The School of Narrative Dance involves activists, academics, workers associations, teachers and whoever is interested, in the attempt to foster education, sustainability, and the transmission of practical knowledge.
Common Archive School will involve external tutors as well as professionals formed in the course of the educational programme of Teatro Valle Occupato and aims at creating an archive of collective memories, shared narratives and stories.

Entrance and participation in the workshop is free, you can join one lesson or the entire programme

Marinella Senatore was born in 1977 in Cava dei Tirreni, Italy. She lives and works in Berlin. After graduating from the Accademy of Fine Arts in Naples, she continued her studies at the Experimental Center of Cinematography in Rome, where she learned about the light, its effects and its narrative potential. As an artist and filmmaker, in her projects -often developed in collaboration with institutions, museums and universities- she involves entire communities. The public participate as co-writer, actor and director of the entire creative process.
In 2010 she won the New York Prize, in 2011 the scholarship of the American Academy in Rome and in 2012 the Italian Cultural Institute Gotham Prize, New York.
Solo exhibitions (selected): The trilogy, Viafarini DOCVA, Milan (2012); Rosas, Castello di Rivoli, Turin (2012); Rosas, Peres Project Gallery, Berlin (2012); Abierto Por Obras, Matadero, Madrid (2012); Perfect Lives, Kunstlerhaus Bethanien, Berlin (2012); Furla Art Award, Bologna (2011); Roommates, MACRO, Rome (2010)
Group exhibitions (selected): 11ª Havana Biennal, Artistic Practices and Social Imaginaries, La Havana, Cuba (2012); Visible Award, Serpentine Gallery, London (2012); Moscow International Biennal, Moscow (2012); Mission Afterviews, Victoria Theater, San Francisco (2012); Dublin Contemporary - Terrible Beauty—Art, Crisis, Change & The Office of Non-Compliance; Dublin (2011); ILLUMInazioni - ILLUMInations, 54th Venice Biennal, Venice (2011); Persona in meno, Fondazione Sandretto Re Raudabengo, Guarene d’Alba (2010); Italics, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago (2008).

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