WRECK - List of extinct species

Pietro Marullo - Insiemi Irreali CompanyWRECK - List of extinct species

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A huge floating sculpture moves in the space like a hunter. As it gently swallows and spits human beings, our imagination wanders. Is this a modern Leviathan, an image of humanity itself or the shadow of an upcoming catastrophe? Described as an "elastic performance", WRECK can be shown indoor or outdoor and adapted to space-specific conditions.

Director and Choreographer: Pietro Marullo
Sound Designer: Jean-Noel Boisse
Light Designer: Julie Petite Etienne
Soft Sculpture and Costumes: Pietro Marullo & Bertrand Nodet
Dancers: Helena Arraju, Adrien Desbon, Noemi Knecht, Paola Madrid, Anais Van Eycken, Paola di Bella
Production: Insiemi Irreali Company

Co-productions by Festival Internazionale Danza Oriente Occidente (Italy), MART - Museo d'Arte Contemporanea di Rovereto e Trento (Italy), Théâtre Varia de Bruxelles (Belgium), La COOP asbl (Belgium). Supported by the Fédération Wallonie-Bruxelles (Belgium), Commission communautaire française (Belgium), Wallonie-Bruxelles International (Belgium), Tax Shelter (Belgium), RAMDAM un centre d'art (France), CNDC La Briqueterie de Val-de-Marne (France) and the TanzHaus of Zurich (Switzerland).

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Biography

Pietro Marullo is an Italian artist based in Brussels. His interdisciplinary work lies at the intersection of visual and performing art, installation and new technologies. Pietro studied direction at the Institut National Supérieur des Arts du Spectacle et des Techniques de Diffusion in Brussels, and graduated in 2012. Since 2010, he has been invited as a young artist into different festivals like Biennale di Venezia, Festival Avignon, Findplus at Schaubhune of Berlin, Festival TransAmeriques of Montreal, Wildwuchs of Basel.


‘ARANCE – avoid shooting blacks’ is his first production about the link between modern slavery and migration today (Festival Emulation 2015 at Théâtre de Liege and Théâtre Varia in Brussels in February 2016).
In 2017, he presented the performance WRECK-List of extinct species in the Museum MART of Rovereto (Italy) for the opening of the International Dance Festival OrienteOccidente. ​
This project ​is selected by ​Arte Laguna Prize 2018 of Venise and Danse Elargie 2018 of Paris, and it will be presented for the opening of the next SIDance Festival in October 2018 in Seoul, ​South ​
Korea​.​

Since 2017, Pietro has been teaching and sharing ideas about "the metaphorical body and space" at the Lithuanian Academy of Music and Theatre in Vilnius.
In January 2019, Pietro will present his new production 'ARIANE (eu)phonie' in Théâtre Varia in Brussels: a plastic-acoustic landscape about bas-relief and modern hotspots for refugees.

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