Cent’anni di solitudine // Cien años de soledad (G.G. Marquez)
Cent’anni di solitudine
Teatro Gobetti, Torino 15 – 16/12/14
di Gabriel García Márquez
con Stefano Benni
musiche di e con Vincenzo Vasi e Valeria Sturba
live painting Cosimo Miorelli
regia Roberta Lena
riduzione letteraria Valentina Diana
una produzione Il Circolo dei Lettori // A voce alta
I created the live-painted backgrounds for this theatre piece. My live digital paintings provided both a scenography for the narration (performed by Italian writer and actor Stefano Benni) and a storytelling tool that integrated and illustrated Marquez’s words in a layered dialogue with words and music.
The 2-hours-long narration was fully illustrated with dozens of live-painted scenes, pre-made backgrounds and even a 5-minutes long edited video sequence.
Live music and sound environments created by the musicians Vincenzo Vasi / Valeria Sturba were the third narrative line and often created a strongly suggestive and dream-like storytelling tool, opening wordless narrative sequences.
Below some screenshots from both the live-painted sequences and the pre-made videos and a few stage shots.