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Gender Bender is an international Festival introducing the Italian public to the new imagery related to gender identities, sexual orientations and body representations stemming from contemporary culture.

Gender Bender offers a series of events ranging from film showings, to theatrical productions and dance performances, visual arts exhibitions, installation, round tables and conferences, live concerts and performances by musicians and djs, and clubbing events.

It is a real model of how differences can give a contribution to the construction of a more rich and welcoming society from the human, social and cultural point of view.

The festival takes place annually in Bologna, Italy, since 2003, and is produced by Il Cassero LGBT Center.

It is part of Bologna Contemporanea, the festival network that operates in the city with an international overlook.

 

Gender Bender has developed two special projects taking place outside the period of the festival.

Performing Gender is a European dance project on gender and sexual orientations, led by Gender Bender on the two-year period 2013-2015, together with Dutch Dance Festival of Maastricht (Netherlands), Paso a 2 – Certamen Coreografico de Madrid (Spain) and Queer Season – Domino of Zagreb (Croatia).

It is supported by the European Union through the Culture Programme 2007-2013 (strand 1.2.1, cooperation projects).

17 choreographers, performers and visual artists from 4 European countries share a voyage of research, training and creation. The aim of the project is to create works which tell of new forms of contemporary identities to a broad European audience, to overcome prejudices and to set up an open dialogue based on differences.

Teatro Arcobaleno is a project aimed at children and their families which use the language of theater to promote respect for differences, seen as opportunities of cultural richness.

The project will last one year, in partnership with Teatro Testoni Ragazzi / La Baracca, ERT Emilia Romagna Fondazione Teatri, il Pubblico Teatro di Casalecchio and the CSGE – Centre for Studies on Gender and Education of the Department of Science Education Giovanni Maria Bertin of the University of Bologna.

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::: LIVE ARTS WEEK - 28 e 29 aprile
quattro appuntamenti a prezzo scontato
per i possessori di GB Card!

Alexandra Bachzetsis, Antonija Livingstone/Claudia Hill, Dana Michel, Anastasia Ax/C. Spencer Yeh: una selezione di appuntamenti scelti per il pubblico di Gender Bender con ingresso a prezzo ridotto per i possessori di GB Card.

Date un’occhiata a tutti gli appuntamenti in programma, seguiteci per saperne di più sugli appuntamenti selezionati <3

info: bit.ly/2oXRjbt
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::: DOPO LA TEMPESTA
22 e 23 aprile - Teatro Storchi, Modena
ingresso scontato con GB Card

La Compagnia della Fortezza porta in scena Shakespeare: quattrocento anni dalla morte di William Shakespeare, secoli di esercizi sulla sua opera, di traduzioni, trasposizioni, di diatribe filologiche, di regie critiche, di adattamenti monologanti, di letture psicanalitiche, postmoderniste, destrutturaliste; “tradire per rispettare”, “ridurre per enfatizzare”: secoli di teatro come corpo a corpo ossequioso, sempre e comunque, con quell’affresco perfetto dell’umanità che il massimo autore inglese ha consegnato nei suoi testi, un travasare perpetuo da una forma all’altra un essere umano che si immagina scritto per sempre nelle pieghe meravigliosamente complesse di quei personaggi.

PER I POSSESSORI DI GB CARD: Platea, Balconata e Palchi €17,50 + (prevendita) anziché €25 + (prevendita)
Galleria € 10,50 + (prevendita) anziché € 15 + (prevendita).

Tutte le info: bit.ly/2pfMhu9
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1 week ago  ·