cia. Sargantana

[cos + espai] + tecnologia


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  • li/ea/ving project

    li/ea/ving project

    “Li/ea/ving project” starts from the verification that the need to leave is increasingly intense in today’s societies around the world.

    Needs to escape, to find a way out, to try to live instead of survive.

    The title “Li/ea/ving project” plays with the words “living” and “leaving”, living and leaving, as a synthesis of the dialogue it wants to provoke between the creators and the public.

    What are the relationships between living and leaving today? Leave to be able to live? Live waiting to leave? Emigrants, refugees, expatriates… all under the label of immigrant in the countries of arrival.

    Our societies are increasingly multi-cultural, more complex, and, at least in Western society, there is a feeling that traveling anywhere is simple, that any part of the world is within reach. This leads us, sometimes, to consider travel as the real option to find a better life outside, quickly and seemingly easily.

    The need to see the world, the hope of a new life or the need to save themselves, push entire populations to set off.

    The vain attempts of host countries to maintain an impossible and debatable balance, and to contain human migrations, often make these journeys difficult and dangerous, even once the desired destination has been reached.

    “Li/ea/ving project” wants to be an exploration of the vision of the Exodus from as many societies as possible, contrasting them with the vision that we, as Catalan and European citizens, have. Through this exploration we want to generate spaces for dialogue between the public and creators from all over the world.

    In the li/ea/ving project the creative process is alive, allowing the proposal to breathe and advance in each public presentation and with the contributions of each participating creator. The public thus receives a live, close and site-specific experience.

    The dramaturgical tools and images created in Barcelona will be the starting point of these creative processes that will give unique pieces, just as unique are the work teams that will be generated.

    The aim is not to show the same piece, with the exact same texts and scenes, but to take the risk and start from the experience of each creative group to develop a site-specific proposal.

  • pedagogia english

    pedagogia english


    The continuous practice of the group brought us to open the iam Studio, an acting studio where we share our knowledge with professional actors.

    Since 2009 many actors from 8 different countries (Spain, France, Italy, Argentina, Brasil, Colombia, Chile, Mexico) have joined the studio to take part in our regular training or in our workshops.

    Apart from our own workshops, the iam Studio has invited many researchers and performers to offer their workshops. Since 2011 we’re proud to have hosted Jean-Louis Roqueplan, the Workcenter, Gey Pin Ang, Tebby Ramasike, Roger Ribó.

    The iam system is the base of our training and workshops.

    The impulse-action motion system is an evolution of the physical actions technique that adds Neurolinguistical programming (NLP) and quantum physics ideas and uses exercises and concepts from aikido, qi gong, meditation and other scenic arts disciplines.

    It’s designed to serve nowadays actors, so it helps them no matter if it’s on stage or in front of a camera. However, it’s the actor-creator that will profit the most from it.

    The iam system offers not only a way of training but also tools and proceeds to use in any phase of the work: preparation, creation, rehearsal and performance.

    The aim of the iam system is to improve the presence of the performer, letting him live the present, calm and attentive, fully and honestly connected with the moment.

    Living through action

    Living through action is dedicated to the growth of the artists, through physical, vocal and technical exercises.

    An actor needs to be attentive and calm so as to establish a sincere dialogue on stage, needs courage to keep this dialogue all over the performance, and must be free to act and react to the needs of this dialogue. In these sessions we train and develop all those needs.

    The dramaturgy of the action

    The dramaturgy of the action explores different aspects of a creation, from the creation process to the relationship actor/audience, the role of the audience or the performing place.

    It offers concrete tools to apply in the iam system in a creation.

    These sessions can be dedicated to a creation process or a text production