Midbar residency - final exhibition
(Unideee città dell'arte Fondazione Pistoletto)
"DREAMING ABOUT CROSSIN THE WALL"
I had just made my first step in Israel when the war with
I was confused and I started talking with people about the
situation, asking questions...
I also started learning the hebrew alphabet through the body
position of each letter: language is a big part of the identity.
Then I crossed the wall to arrive in Ramallah, and I started
teaching in the first Palestinian Circus school. We wrote "Circus
behind the wall", a circus show that will play all around the
Then I came back to the desert and started editing a movie about
the middle east conflict from a personal point of view.
It was a strong experience to have a family in Mitzpe Ramon
and a family in Ramallah, to live in the middle of the conflict
with the responsibility of being neutral...
to walk on the rope... to be able to propose other answers...
I realized that I was in the Holy Land to develope my reaserch
project "the holy dramaturgy"( a theatre project about conflicts
and collective conflict resolutions).