2022 – 2018
INTERNATIONAL RESIDENCY NAGUAL
16 November to 16 December 2022
The Forest Lighthouse - Brussels, Belgium
Two artists from BILOURA Collective, Angie Rottensteiner and Silvia Ribero, are invited to participate in the second residency of the international research project NAGUAL in Brussels, Belgium. Together with the Mexican director Betzabel Falfan, the Belarusian dancer Tanya Galibus, the French performer Aurèle Belliard and the Congolese dancer Diego Liendo, they conduct an artistic research on the theme of transformation.
THE NECESSITY OF PERFORMING
by BILOURA Intercultural Arts Collective
Saturday 10 and Sunday 11 December 2022, h10 – 17
The Forest Lighthouse - Brussels, Belgium
THE NECESSITY OF PERFORMING is a performing arts masterclass for improving the tools of the performer and for digging into the original impulse of art creation: the “necessity”.
It is a tool for artists in order to deepen the understanding of their own peculiar and unique artistic doing, and its evolutionary potential.
Two artists of the Collective will share some of BILOURA’s unique practices.
EMPATHIA Imaginary City
Saturday 15 October 2022 at 6:30 pm @ Lo ZAC!
Video presentation "EMPATHIA" for the project Living Better created by BILOURA in collaboration with videomaker Valentina Corrado, the visual artist Stefano Giorgi and the cultural and social innovation association Pubblico08.
IETM NETWORK MEETING BELGRADE
29 September - 2 October 2022
IETM Meeting- International network for contemporary performing arts
WORK HARD, LIVE HARDER
BILOURA participates in the annual international network meeting for contemporary performing arts.
INTERNATIONAL ARTISTIC RESIDENCY NAGUAL
25 - 30 August 2022
Brussels, Belgium - The Forest Lighthouse
BILOURA is invited to participate in the international artistic residency THE NAGUAL PROJECT: an artistic exchange under the direction of Mexican dancer and performer Betzabel Falafan that is also the beginning of an artistic collaboration.
Augost, 7 2022 Cima Bossola, Rueglio h 16:00
Dance-theatre workshop led by Silvia Ribero for BILOURA Collective @ CinemAmbiente Festival Valchiusella directed by Gaetano Capizzi. The workshop takes places during the event on personal well-being curated by Paola Polce.
national premiere 3 June 2022 - h 21:00
@ POLIMORFA Performing Arts Festival
The performative concert SINKING ISLANDS by the dreamlike band SATOYAMA from Ivrea in collaboration with two performers Silvia Ribero and Angie Rottensteiner from BILOURA and the poet TZARINA Sara Casiccia will be staged. A journey between music and performance that reflects poetically on the threat of the rising oceans.
CORTO CIRCUITO POLIMORFA Festival editions 2023, 2024 and 2025
Winner of the three-year call for proposals,
BILOURA is among the 22 Piemontese companies awarded a grant for the realisation of a performing arts programme aimed at disseminating artistic works of cultural value. We sincerely thank the Foundation Piemonte dal Vivo and the Municipality of Val di Chy for their trust and collaboration on behalf of ourselves, the artists and the audience of POLIMORFA.
SENDEROS DE FUGA
7 May 2022 - h 16:00 @ POLIMORFA Performing Arts Festival in Valchiusella
A performance that leads the public through the forest, to share a participatory performance happening on the theme of the relationship between migration and nature. 7 international artists and 22 participants of the dance-theatre workshop SENDEROS DE FUGA await you with their creative bodies and voices to inaugurate POLIMORFA 2022.
SENDEROS DE FUGA
International Artistic Residency
1-8 May 2022 – Valchiusella (Italy) @ POLIMORFA
Performing Arts Festival in Valchiusella
First appointment of the POLIMORFA programme! Welcome Betzabel Falfan (Mexico), Yunjung Kim (South Korea), Chiara Bosco (Italy), Alina Pietrareanu (Romania), Elena Brea (Spain), Angie Rottensteiner (Austria) and Silvia Ribero (Italy) on board of this creative journey that sees international artists and inhabitants of the valley co-creating a performance.
Performing Arts Festival
7 May to 3 June 2022 - Val di Chy (Italy)
Second edition of the festival POLIMORFA! This year, in addition to the theme of interculturality, the performances will address the theme of human relationship with the environment from different points of view.
Territorial project for a more inclusive society 2021/22
8 team building meetings led by Dr. Sophie Brunodet of the BILOURA Training Department, within the LIVING BETTER project. These team meetings dedicated to relational moments, emotional sharing and re-elaboration through aesthetic-relational psychodrama, aim to strengthen the network of partners.
19 February 2022
h 17:00 Theatre 1 - Asia Culture Center
(Gwanju - South Korea)
Public presentation of the performance SILENT VOICES, the result of the 3-month artistic residency of BILOURA at Asia Culture Center in Gwangju, South Korea. The research and creation residency dealt with the theme of female sexual exploitation, which is part of the long term project 5 VOICES FOR 1.
SILENT VOICES Residency Korea
December 2021 - February 2022
Asia Culture Center
Gwanju - South Korea
We have come all the way to South Korea to create SILENT VOICES. We are in the middle of our collective creation that brings together 6 artists from Europe and Asia to build the performance. Special thanks to the invaluable and indispensable support of Asia Culture Center, which created this insight for you.
Artistic Research in South
— December 2021
Our field research on the world of prostitution in South Korea has begun, in collaboration with NGOs, activists and former prostitutes. The world of prostitution is very often a marginalised, hidden, illegal socio-cultural area. Take a closer look at what we are doing.
ODI in Verona
22 - 27 November 2021
The intercultural performing arts workshop "ODI" travels to Verona as part of the beautiful EU Forum project "Art against racism" conduced by Association Le Fate Onlus. Intercultural performing arts as a tool to sensitise young adults from day centres of the city of Verona around the issue of discrimination. We are happy to be with them in this European project for intercultural dialogue and civic participation against the stigmatisation of migrants and refugees #forumproject.
at Q77 Theatre in Turin
22 October 2021 – h 21:00
@ “PATHOS - From the Individual to the Absolute” Festival
by Areté Teatro
Andiamo in scena con il nostro “cavallo We are going on stage with our award-winning performance AMARSIAMORSI, which speaks not only about migration, homosexuality and death, not only about EFFIMERIA project but also contains very much of the first half of BILOURA's artistic life.
Creation residency 12-18 July 2021 @ Bertgnolio Theatre in Chiaverano
An artistic collaboration started between BILOURA and the music band SATOYAMA. A performative concert experiment starting from the band's new album, which will be released next year. An artistic work dedicated to the anthropogenic rise of the oceans.
at the Bertagnolio Theatre in Chiaverano
2 July 2021 - h 21:00 @ MorenicaNet Festival
Let's welcome on board of AMARSIAMORSI light designer Oscar Rositani and costume designer Francesco Balbusso and go on stage!
Find everything you need to know about the performance here and everything you need to know about the festival here.
29 May 2021 - 16:00 @ POLIMORFA Festival of performing arts
The heart of the festival, an experiment in participatory performance and collective creation, will be a performative journey through the village of Alice Superiore to reflect together on the concept of freedom and democracy. On stage 7 international artists and 18 participants of the performing arts workshop LIBERI DA.
Performing Arts Festival
1st Edition 29 May to 25 June 2021 - Val di Chy
Thanks to the support of the Foundation Piemonte dal Vivo, the municipality of Val di Chy and local sponsors, the new project of a performing arts festival in Valchiusella is starting. An experiment that brings together international artists and local inhabitants through art. This year's theme: interculturality and women's right.
Lockdown videoperformance n°3
8 March 2021
International Women's Rights Day
Today we can contribute to this important day only with an online content. We decided to use the voice of the African artist Muthoni Drummer Queen to bring attention to women which are subjects of discrimination within patriarchal societies. We are tired, we want guaranteed rights to self-determined health, elimination of discrimination and gender-based violence, access to opportunities, work and income on par with our male friends.
Lockdown videoperformance n°2
Prolonged and repeated isolation. The only other we encounter is nature, where we may happen to loose ourselves, or find ourselves.
Text (found below the video) and performance by Silvia Ribero.
Lockdown videoperformance n°1
We are in isolation, the only possible encounter is with ourselves and with the alpine nature that surrounds us.
A performance by Angie Rottensteiner that reflects on the feeling of isolation and seclusion. Inspired by the work "4.48 Psychosis" by Sarah Kane.
Fondazione Piemonte dal Vivo and Compagnia di San Paolo October 2020 - November 2021
BILOURA joins this interregional (Piedmont, Liguria and Valle d'Aosta) education and mentoring project on sustainability issues and strategies for the world of culture.
BILOURA selected for CORTO CIRCUITO Piemonte dal Vivo Foundation
BILOURA won the open call CORTO CIRCUITO and will launch a multidisciplinary performing arts festival in Valchiusella!
A new chapter opens for us and our relationship with the territory.
work-in-progress showing im_flieger in
5 September 2020 at 8 pm
BILOURA stages the solo dance performance FLESH
after a month-long creative artistic residency at im_flieger - dance and performance space in Vienna under the direction of choreographer Anita Kaya. Thanks to the wonderful collaborations with video artist Francesca
Centonze and dramaturge Veronika Schwarz.
BILOURA gets selected
for an artistic residency
in South Korea in 2021
BILOURA has won a 3-month production residency at the Asia Culture Center in Gwangju, South Korea. With its new project SILENT VOICES, BILOURA will create a performance about women’s exploitation in the sex industry in collaboration with three South Korean artists. Stay tuned!
BILOURA at CinemAmbiente
4 performative interventions to present the films
BILOURA presents the first 4 evenings of CinemAmbiente Film Festival in August 2020 in Valchiusella! With 4 performative
interventions BILOURA introduces 4 films with environmental themes: La Glace Et Le Ciel, Anthropocene: The Human Era, TheHarvest, GoodThingsAwait
BILOURA wins artistic residency in Vienna (AT)
BILOURA gets selected with the performance project FLESH for a month-long creative residency with production grant provided by the contemporary dance and performance space im_flieger in Vienna (Austria). The residency is scheduled for August 2020.
Final performance of the workshop
19 December 2019 - h 20:30 - Teatro Giacosa in Ivrea
HANGAR POINT 8
Piemonte dal Vivo Foundation
June – December 2019
BILOURA is among those selected for the tutoring offered by the Cultural Department of Piedmont on the sustainability of cultural entities. Mentoring that involves the implementation of techniques from the business world and adaptation to the cultural and non-profit sector.
BILOURA at CinemAmbiente Film Festival
5 August 2019
Performative interventions organized during the dinner of Slow Food Valchiusella in Lugnacco as part of the festival programme. BILOURA will be intervening with the formula of ad hoc performances, which it often uses for events in the valley. This time the theme will be pleasure for a dinner with intense flavours.
Bangkok Theatre Festival Thailand
17 and 18 November 2018
BILOURA Collective flew to Thailand and won the
"Special Mention Award for a Performance by International Artist”.
The performance AMARSIAMORSI (final result of the EFFIMERIA project) was selected at the BangkokTheatreFestival 2018 and was staged on 17 and 18 November in Bangkok!
Screening 'The Statue'
by Giulia Savorani
in collaboration with BILOURA Collective
FilmMaker International Film Festival since 1980 Milan
22 November 2018 - Rainbow Cinema at 19:30
About the short film | Interview with director Giulia Savorani | Short film trailer
22 August 2018 - Vienna, Austria
During the 5 VOICES FOR 1 project that BILOURA held in Vienna from January to May 2018 with trafficked women, BILOURA conducted several interviews and together with fragments from the creative workshops, created a sound installation that presents the ECHO of these women.
22 August 2018 – 19:00 Volkskundemuseum, Vienna
As part of the programming of the 20th anniversary celebration of LEFÖ, BILOURA will present a first excerpt of the sound installation ECHOS.
In collaboration with: LEFÖ IBF Wien and dotdotdot Kurzfilm Festival
20 July 2018 - @ ZAC! Ivrea
Final presentation of the international residency CLASTIC in Ivrea. On stage
HYENAZ (Berlin), I Patom Theatre (France), Iva Korbar - Theatre of the Inconceivable (Croatia), TanzTheatre Adrian Look (UK), Elena Brea (Spain) and BILOURA Collective.
Funded by University College London - Faculty of Arts & Humanities.
14 to 21 July 2018, Italy
5 European performing arts groups in residency for a week in the headquarter of BILOURA in Valchiusella. Together they reflect on the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. CLASTIC aims to create an artistic reflection on our cultural identities and our social responsibilities as European citizens.
SCENES FROM AFAR
DalVivo Trio in collaboration with BILOURA
Together with the musician Federico Bessone and the band DalVivoTrio, BILOURA Collective produced the music video SCENES FROM AFAR, shooting at the Cavallerizza Reale in Turin in June 2018.
The GOOD CHANCE THEATRE Company from London, UK has invited BILOURA Colletive from 12 and 18 February 2018 to Paris, where it will conduce one week of workshop and create a performance with refugees living in Porte de la Chapelle. THE DOME is a temporary theatre for refugee camps that will feature BILOURA and many other artists under the artistic direction of Elisa Giovannetti.