Italian Cultural Institute, London

This site-specific event involved a wide range of artists and performers including circus artist Mitch Mitchelson and the Commedia dell’Arte experts Didi Hopkins, Geoff Beale and Paola Cavallin. The Italian Institute of Culture was transformed into a Venetian Palace for an entire day to celebrate Carnival 2009. The performance included a variety of simultaneous acts and colourful parades to lead the audience on a journey of intriguing images, bizarre encounters, dance and music.

Devised and performed by Geoff Beale, Paola Cavallin, Chiara D’Anna, Didi Hopkins, Filip Krenus, Mitch Michelson.
Musicians: Will Connors, Steve Mason, Scott Robinson, The Lost and Found Department and Brigitte Afrodite
Created and directed by Chiara D’Anna