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Marco Martins proposes in WILD a reflection on the use of the mask in ritualistic practices that, since time immemorial, collectively mark crucial moments in Europe, such as the equinoxes and solstices, integrating characters such as the Wild Man, the Bear, the Goat or the Devil.
We are increasingly a society of masks that hide behind a virtual world. What is the current meaning of mask? How can living with the sanitary mask transform each person's activity, activism and identity? We live in a daily life full of avatars, caricatures, memes, applications that allow you to transform the face and body and various types of filters capable of blurring the line between faces and masks. Based on the investigation of the ancestral meaning of the mask, WILD will map its value as an identity possibility, as well as the complexity inherent to the multiplication and intersection of identities.
25 MAR 2022
26 MAR 2022
27 MAR 2022
In Portuguese and Sardinian with Portuguese subtitles
Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, following ACT - Art, Climate, Transition project
Text and Dramaturgy
Marco Martins and Patrícia Portela based on the cast’s contributions
Collaboration and Dramaturgical Support
Alexander Gerner, Charles Fréger, Giovanni Carroni, Rita Cabaço, Vânia Rovisco
Andrea Loi, Giuseppe Carai, João Paulo Alves, Luís Meneses, Marco Abbà, Rafael Costa, Riccardo Spanu and Rubens Ortu
Scenographic Project, Production and Assembly
Sound Designer and Sound Operation
Rita Cabaço, Vânia Rovisco
Andreas Bentzon, Benjamim Pereira / Instituto dos Museus e da Conservação, I.P.
Arena Ensemble’s Managing Director
Marta Delgado Martins
Production Support (Bragança)
Luís Manuel Costa
Project Coordinator and Production Director
Culturgest, Porto Municipal Theatre, Bragança Municipal Theatre, Rota Clandestina/Setúbal City Council, Teatro di Sardegna and Arena Ensemble
Centre for Philosophy of Science of the University of Lisbon
Alessio Masones, António Câmara Manuel, Fernando Tiza, Júlia Almeida e Miguel Rodrigues, Kimberley Ribeiro, Maria Rotar and Teatrul Excelsior, Maurizio Masones, Octávio Marrão, Sòtziu Tenore Nugoresu
With financial support of República Portuguesa - Ministério da Cultura / Direcção Geral das Artes