A self-contained performance based on the ‘exhibition’ and explanation of a rare beast.
The second video here is a documentary.
It explains the performance as a creation process and the development of character and narrative.
Video made in the 18th C. Folly of Villa Litta, Milan
Documentary about the creation of the character and performance.
Photography and editing by Calogero Venezia.
‘A Faun Goodbye': giving the faun his freedom after ten years in captivity.
This video was studied by student in British Universities on performance and theatre degrees.
A performance of extreme physical and vocal comedy.
Based on the dancing grotesques in the paintings of Bosch and Bruegel.
An Old Baritone.
Performance commissioned by the 1800’s Festival in Saludecio.
Based on work by the French illustrator and painter Daumier.
… long hands in finger-less gloves, wig on a chin elastic
… backless slippers, embroidered housecoat
… champagne bottle in one pocket & sheet music in the other.
A very odd performance:
Executing melodramatic arias with full facial and physical expression. but with no vocal noise and in slow motion.
Accompanied by soundtrack of Victorian musical boxes.