The INVASION

THEY ARE HERE…

The INVASION project is a mixture of visual spectacle and interaction between audience and actors, based on non-verbal physical theater and site-specific live compositions. The main focus of the project is examining questions of multicultural societies and the conventions of behavior in the public space.Through a light and playful narrative (pink intergalactic immigrants from outer space accidentally landing on our planet) we are inviting the audience to actively confront their own personal xenophobia.

The project is constantly testing the border between fiction and reality with a goal to establish theatre performance as a game, a ritual and a social event. Every alien has his own story, his own way of communicating and challenges the public in a different way.

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The project was developed as a co-production with La Strada Festival of Graz and supported by IN SITU (European network for artistic creation in public spaces). Since its premiere in Graz, August 2008, the aliens appeared on more than 80 international festivals in 30 countries: La Strada – Graz, Austria; Hi!Seoul Festival – Korea; Belaya Vezha Festival – Minsk, Belorus; Aurillac Festival – France; Stockholm Culture Festival – Sweden, Mirabilia Festival – Fossano, Italy; PIT Festival – Porsgrunn, Norway; Jelenia Gora Festival – Poland; Waves Festival – Vordingborg, Denmark; Arkhangelsk International Street Theater Festival – Russia; Merchant City Festival – Glasgow, Scotland, etc…

(The beginning of the Invasion on Sassari, documenting the crash-landing of the alien spaceship, the Alien Asylum and the very first contact between a human and an alien in Sardinia…)

(“Photo-animation” of the Invasion on the Hi! Seoul festival in Korea)

(The INVASION of Israel was part of  the Bat Yam theatre festival.)

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