Suzon Fuks (Belgium/Australia) is an “artivist” whose work bridges art, science and the environment using wearable art, bookmaking, photography, video, interactive technologies, all driven by her movement practices. She focuses on water, status of women, asylum seekers, and impact of technology on humanity and the natural world.
La Nieta (The Grand-daughter)
10. June 2022
Free / Gratis - but you need to register!
Amaranta Osorio, Colombia/Spain
Author: Amaranta Osorio Video projections: Suzon Fuks
A woman loses her mother and must empty the house alone, in doing so she discovers things she didn’t know about her mother and reflects on her life, on the patterns she repeats and on new possibilities. The Grand-daughter is a self-fiction that talks about mourning, asking: what should we do with the past that is still present in our bodies? What should we do with the memory of our ancestors, that is framed in a pandemic context, where machismo is present? The Grand-daughter is based on personal experiences that Amaranta Osorio has fictionalised after losing her mother suddenly. This play is a tribute to her mother. The play highlights the importance of other women, because as monarch butterflies rely on the wings of the ones who did not finish the journey, women can rely on the stories of their mothers and teachers, to go further.
Amaranta Osorio is an actress, author, and cultural manager. As an actress, she has worked in films, TV shows and theatre plays, and worked with Julia Varley on the performance Anónimas. As an author, she has received several awards (Calderón for Dramatic Literature, Jesús Domínguez, among others) and her plays have been presented in several countries (Spain, Colombia, Ecuador, Mexico, Denmark, Italy, India...) and translated into French, English, German, Greek and Czech. Since 2019, she has been a beneficiary of the National System of Creators of FONCA (Mexico). As a cultural manager, she has coordinated and directed many prestigious theatre festivals in Mexico, Costa Rica and Spain. Amaranta has directed a Magdalena festival in Madrid (Festival A Solas), co-directed a Magdalena festival in Mexico (Caminos Teatrales), and in India (Tantidhatri 3).
3 - 12 June 2022
An international theatre festival for women in contemporary theatre. This year’s festival theme is
The Splendour of the Ages
Theatre - Women - Courage.
The Transit Festival has existed since 1995 and it is part of The Magdalena Project, an international network of women in theatre created to enable women to produce work that more profoundly reflects their own experience. The festival is directed by Julia Varley, actress of Odin Teatret.