The Dayak are the native people of Borneo with animist in belief, however many have converted to Christianity. Dayak languages are categorised as Austronesian languages in Asia
HIGHLIGHT on Contemporary Art: The Embassy of Italy and the Italian Cultural Institute Jakarta in collaboration with Ciputra Artpreneur proudly presented I Bislacchi. A Tribute to Fellini by Artemis Danza at Theatre of Ciputra Artpreneur on Friday, 21 October 2016 ~ Jl. Prof DR. Satrio Kav. 3-5, Jakarta 12940.
As Ms. Michela Linda Magri ~ the Director of Italian Cultural Institute in Jakarta mentioned after the show that this contemporary dance performance to strenghten the bilateral relation between Indonesia and Italy through art and culture.
Artemis Danza, one of Italy’s best contemporary dance companies, returns to Jakarta with another captivating performance for one night only.
I Bislacchi. A Tribute to Fellini is homage to Federico Fellini, Italian film director and screenwriter. Known for his distinct style that blends fantasy with earthiness, he is recognized as one of the most influential filmmakers of all time.
Choreographer and Director Monica Casadei gives the dance an imaginative and poetic interpretation where movements and imageries are combined to give a vibrant yet dreamy ambience. Picture above Ms. Monica Casadei with Ms. Betty Siahaan ~ Executive Director of Indonesia-Now during the interview session after the show.
The dance devided in two acts. In the first act, Giorni Bislacchi, the dancers’ movements echoes the spirit of Fellini’s films with all its humour and energy, with music from composer and pianist Nino Rota, remembered for his Academy Award for Best Original Score for the film The Godfather Part 2.
The second act sees the dancers moving and inspired by the animation from Fellini’s film Il Lungo Viaggio, accompanied by narration from Italian poet, writer and screenwriter, Tonino Guerra.
In this performance where dance meet movie, audience will be treated to the colours of Fellini’s works and the beauty of Casadei’s choreography in a style that only the Artemis Danza can accomplish.