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Performance: A Box Where to Keep Emptiness

F. Fragateiro / A. Bizarro

19 november to 1 december 2019
sat: 15h e 17h (público em geral); sun: 15h e 17h (público em geral)
Performance: A Box Where to Keep Emptiness

An oversized box awaits visitors at Culturgest. It is closed tight like a fortress. What does it contain? A

Box Where to Keep Emptiness (Caixa para Guardar o  Vazio; 2005) is a sculpture but also an event. A place to be explored with one’s body and five senses, in an individual or collective experience. The sculpture is activated by the bodies of two dancers who, through Aldara Bizarro’s choreography, featuring motion and voice, converse with each other and with the audience, prompting everyone to look, dance, interpret, discover, and feel.

Created by artist Fernanda Fragateiro, the structure – made of wood, steel and mirrors – was built specifically for children. The sculpture will be at Culturgest for all those who want to discover this work from November 10 to December 1.

6 years or older

For school groups: November 19-22 and November 26-29 at 11 am and at 2.30 pm.


Author: Fernanda Fragateiro with the collaboration of Filipe Meireles; Choreography: Aldara Bizarro; Performers: Sofia Portugal and Hugo Mendes.

5 €



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