La Visita 2022 / Collaboration

An art gallery that is gradually closing down, a chapel in the middle of a hospital or a historic museum of fine arts: La Visita is a manifestation of the possibilities of space. It is Peeping Tom’s first site-specific creation, and establishes a dialogue with every new location it visits.

Each space becomes a catalyst for stories, characters, and images oscillating between reality and fiction. By introducing the imagined in the real, and merging the past, present and future, the performance creates a myriad of new possibilities. It bisects the spectator’s gaze, toward a multitude of ways to observe, contemplate and perceive a situation, a work of art, or a human life.

Archetypes from past creations are being rehoused and continue their stories, while intermingling with the real people who work, live and study every day in these spaces, who here become part of the work of art. In La Visita, life becomes art, art becomes life, boundaries blur. It is a performance that is in constant development, and never twice the same.

The development of La Visita started in the Collezione Maramotti in Reggio Emilia (in collaboration with Festival Aperto/Fondazione I Teatri), continues at the Théâtre de la Ville de Paris, and will arrive at the premiere at the KMSKA in Antwerp, where Peeping Tom has been an Artist in Residence for the past few years. The creation received the FEDORA Platform’s Van Cleef & Arpels Prize for Ballet 2021.

Tour Dates

November 2021
04Reggio EmiliaFestival Aperto/Fondazione I Teatri
05Reggio EmiliaFestival Aperto/Fondazione I Teatri
06Reggio EmiliaFestival Aperto/Fondazione I Teatri
07Reggio EmiliaFestival Aperto/Fondazione I Teatri
September 2022
22ParisThéâtre de la Ville - Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière
23ParisThéâtre de la Ville - Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière
24ParisThéâtre de la Ville - Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière
26ParisThéâtre de la Ville - Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière
27ParisThéâtre de la Ville - Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière
28ParisThéâtre de la Ville - Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière
29ParisThéâtre de la Ville - Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière
30ParisThéâtre de la Ville - Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière
October 2022
01ParisThéâtre de la Ville - Chapelle Saint-Louis de la Salpêtrière
November 2022
29AntwerpKMSKA
December 2022
02AntwerpKMSKA
03AntwerpKMSKA
04AntwerpKMSKA

Concept and direction
Gabriela Carrizo

Creation and performance
Charlotte Clamens, Eurudike De Beul, Marie Gyselbrecht, Hun-Mok Jung, Brandon Lagaert, Yichun Liu, Romeu Runa

Dramaturgical assistance
Raphaëlle Latini

Sound design
Raphaëlle Latini

Scenography
Amber Vandenhoeck

Light design
Bram Geldhof

Technical master
Filip Timmerman

Props and costumes
Nina Lopez Le Galliard

Assistant to the creation
Thomas Michaux

Technicians
Ilias Johri (lights), Jo Heijens (sound), Clément Michaux (stage)

Interns
Fer Flores (Antwerp), Mees Vervuurt (Sound design, Reggio Emilia)

Production
Peeping Tom

Co-production
KMSKA – Koninklijk Museum voor Schone Kunsten Antwerpen, Théâtre de la Ville de Paris, La Biennale de la Danse de Lyon, Fondazione I Teatri (Reggio Emilia)

La Visita is created with the support of the Belgian Tax Shelter, the Collezione Maramotti (Reggio Emilia), the FEDORA Platform and Nexo Digital

Peeping Tom wishes to thank Dolça Mayol Moulin for her support during the creation.

 

Press

"Populating our minds with suggestions, with La Visita, Peeping Tom give life to a ritual troubled by perceptual and human instability celebrating the funeral of a museum system already weakened, as well as by the pandemic, by the capitalist commercial art."
Exibart  17/11/2021
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Awards and nominations

2021 Winner FEDORA – VAN CLEEF & ARPELS Prize for Ballet 2021