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2019
----->The Fugitive

2018
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)

The Fugitive

2019
Performance by FRANCESCA BANCHELLI
With the writer ANDRÉ LEPECKI, and the dancer FRANCESCO MARILUNGO.
Text: "Fugitive" by ANDRÉ LEPECKI
Original music: EMILIANO ZELADA.
40 minutes length
Camera: IMMAGINI DALL’ARCHIVIO AUDIOVISIVO DEL CENTRO PECCI, PRATO (telecamera Mario Albanese)
Produced by Contemporanea Festival 2019/Teatro Metastasio.
Presented at: Centro Pecci Prato


Through a live action and a series of drawings the intense and fragile temporal condition of the fugitive - be it political, social, climate, psychological, or imagined - reveals itself through the 'encounter' in an uncertain zone of the planet. The experience develops across an infinite day around a rock, a speaker, a dancer and a dog, invited by the artist to share the same space and the same tensions. Little and continuous events emerge from the coexistence of the four presences and the diffusion of thoughts becomes an intrinsic, vivid and provocative sculptural element with which the speaker creates synapses between the external world and the event itself; while the dancer transforms sound, tensions and his relation with time in a dialectic of movements.

FRANCESCA BANCHELLI: THE FUGITIVE. CENTRO PECCI / CONTEMPORANEA FESTIVAL 2019 from Francesca Banchelli on Vimeo.