I was invited a few days ago to a very special and beautiful initiative from two performing artists in the verdant Catalan village of Arbucies, which is more or less a half-way point between Sabadell and Girona. And what a joy and rich discovery this was….LA VINYA – a one-day festival conceived and executed with qualitative success by Maria Soler & Pau Palous.
The Fools explosion in the mid 70s and 80s which caused rippling cultural waves around Europe and further afield for many years after.
Johnny Melville & Jef Johnson return to ARTmosfera May 23 – 30, 2020 for another exciting workshop of the year ! In April 2019, 17 international performers – almost all professional clowns/dancers/actors – took part in a 7 day intensive with two of the leading clown teachers – American and Scottish – in the world. … Read more
Johnny Melville & Jef Johnson return to ARTmosfera May 23 – 30, 2020 for another exciting workshop of the year ! In April 2019, 17 international performers – almost all professional clowns/dancers/actors – took part in a 7 day intensive with two of the leading clown teachers in the world. Here below are some comments … Read more
After the successful Spanish workshop in 2019, Jef Johnson and Johnny Melville are united again to take on – not just one – but TWO 7-day intensives in 2020. We invite to step into the new decade for a learning experience you just won’t forget. Cali it what you will – a holiday, a retreat, … Read more
We had an old joke at school: are all the tramps in the capital of France called Parasites? The movie – Parasite – actually became the toast of France at the Cannes Festival 2019 when it won the highly acclaimed Palm D’Or. Directed by Bong Joon Ho, written by Jin Won Han (screenplay) and Bong Joon Ho … Read more
Today’s blog is in Spanish and features an article by a student of a Johnny Melville workshop in Valparaiso in January 2016. Hoy tenemos un blog en Castellano de una artista- poeta de Chile ANDREA CUIDAD GATICA. ( El resumé de Andrea esta abajo al final del blog) Entre los cerros de Valparaíso y el … Read more
The weekend of the 13-16 June 2019 saw the 6th Festival of Women’s Clowns with its base on the sacred grounds of Circ Cric at St. Esteva de Palautordera in Catalonia Spain. Perhaps more poignant than any other year the theme of the festival had – like the cliche of the clown – a mixture … Read more