12 September | h 8 pm and 10 pm
13 September | h 7:30 pm and 9:30 pm
La Pelanda – Atelier
max 30 spectators
Over the past years Lancelot Hamelin have been collecting dreams and nightmares from different communities and International cities in Cairo, Paris, New York, Nanterre, New Orleans, slums in France, Rome, to document a comtemporary version of the mental condition. This proposal offers a perspective on different societies, each with a political point of vue, as well as a way to heal each other.
The project was developed in residence with the region of Île-de-France, the Theatre Nanterre-Amandiers, the Academia di Francia in Roma.
Italian Dreams – People of Tor Sapienza is a performance composed of dreams and nightmares that were assembled in Rome during his residency at Villa Medici in 2016-17.
These interviews were collected from residents living in different neighborhoods – in particular run-down district in the Tor Sapienza peripherical area – and also from migrants in Galiano, a village in Puglie, during the festival Capo d’Arte.
During this long inquiry, he and his team met different type of communities including children, parents, female activists, sleepers…
In July 2019 the team organized a workshop to transcript the recordings made in 2017 – to compose an edited version as a script.
A slideshow by the visual artist Cynthia Charpentreau, will serve as a scenery and backdrop.
The photographs will show the locations in relation with dreams and the early renaissance romance The Dream of Poliphilius : garden of Villa Medicis, Capitoline Museum and the MAAM (Museo dell’Altro e dell’Altrove di Metropoliz)