DOMINIQUE SERENA ANTIGNANO
CULTURAL EXCHANGE PROJECTS/ AFRICA
2004 / Present
Italy / Benin
Le SAIDEN is a voluntary organization active since 2003 in Naples, Italy and Djougou, Benin, which aims to promote cultural exchange projects with the Republic of Benin and other African countries. In recent years, the association is committed to: establishing a network of artistic and cultural exchanges between Africa and other cultures; stimulating intercultural dialogue and exchange of knowledge through creative and alternative languages in the field of education, arts, social activities and the development of local resources. Le SAIDEN has realized two travels to the Republic of Benin, in order to create a cultural exchange between a high school of Naples and a school of Djougou in Benin. It has developed activities such as Italian language classes, creative writing workshops and theater courses, led to political refugees from North Africa, living in Naples. It is currently working on the DESSINS CROISES_ Festival of Cultures project, with the aim of promoting artistic exchange between the culture of Benin and other cultures.
Video DESSINS CROISES [Djougou 2019]
Laboratory of performance
The laboratory aims to transform current skeletons- spaces of art in experimental alcoves, proposing actions that don’t dispense unnecessary recommendations but express interrogation marks. Throughout the laboratory there have been various performances using by the language of circus, electronic music, dance theater, live poetry, etc.
Urban Art Foundation
Urban art project
The project aims to promote all forms of art that consider the street as a place of inspiration and experimentation. The first activity EXPERIMENTO CER0 has involved more than 50 artists of circus, theater, music, poetry, dance and visual arts in three days of artistic proposals( 8, 9 and March 10, 2013) in 4 different areas of the city of Seville. The second activity, EXPERIMENTO/ S.Pablo, has been led by young people of the district of San Pablo in Seville. The event was attended by participant with different backgrounds: circus, theater, music, dance, rap, arts and parkour who have acted in the streets of the district.
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Muestra de acciones artísticas inclasificables
2014 / Present
Bicicletería, Seville (Spain)
The program wants to propose micro - pieces of combined artistic disciplines (dance theater / music-poetry / performance-music / theater-audiovisual, etc.) that play with the deciphering meaning of each artistic language. It is an invitation to develop artistic actions that disappoint expectations, causing surprises and force the reaction and the question.
2018 / Present
with Isabel Guerra
Microscópica_Laboratorio de eventos: expert in the creation, organization and production of cultural and art events.
I SEGNI E I LUOGHI
[performative actions in urban spaces]
october 2021/october 2022
Procida, Naples ( Italy)
I SEGNI & I LUOGHI_ performative actions in urban spaces is a Public Engagement initiative promoted by the Department of Literary, Linguistic and Comparative Studies of the University of Naples "L'Orientale" which will be held on 15 October 2022 at the Scuola di Alta of Procida Formation. The project includes a seminar open to the public for teachers, educators, artists and local associations that address the aesthetic and social repercussions of site-specific interventions; 4 performative actions in urban spaces; mapping of the island through personal narratives of residents and guests.
I SIGNI & I LUOGHI is a project of weaves, connections and exchanges in which space becomes a sign and vice versa.