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----->Before the name. After the mountain

2017
TRY DIE

2016
Before the name - Manifesta 11
Before the name - MACBA

2015
Before the name - Spazio k/Villa Romana
Precious Stone - Capella MACBA
Precious Stone - Italian Embassy in Berlin
Before the name - Wilkinson Gallery
Fetching Bridges (endlessly)

2013
A copy produced by this process
Our soul is a presence

2012
One day I'll faint to the floor
Chiedi a Orlando (Ask Orlando)
The Sunshine Vineyard (Our Ideal Revolutionary Storm)
Towards the earth

2011
L' Abbigliamento
This is a presage (in - existence)
(Horizon) the youngest phenomena
Assioma della scelta

2010
The birds would sing in the other room
The man under the skin

2009
Socìetas: dalla terra al cielo
Three iced blackboards (part II)

Before the name. After the mountain

2018
Performance by Francesca Banchelli
with Pier Luigi Tazzi and Luna Cenere
Music by Emiliano Zelada

Villa Romana - External Pavilion, Florence

"Dance plays out the event before the event's nomination." Alain Badiou

For the book presentation, the artist will propose the original, unreleased version of the performance, Before the Name, after the Mountain, in which the thinker and the dancer, occupying the space alone, creating a strong common expression, sparking a dialogue between body and intellect. This version of the work draws on the idea of dance as an essential and metamorphic movement, as well as experience and encounter with the art of life in all its aspects, closely related to the emergence and transformations of physical and mental states. Before the Name: after the Mountain is a special, site-specific project created for the temporary pavilion at Villa Romana, and will feature the critic, curator, and thinker Pier Luigi Tazzi and Luna Cenere, an independent dancer who has worked with such choreographers as Simone Forti, accompanied by original music by Emiliano Zelada.