Dramatic reading of a number of stories from the book Canoe
by Maylis de Kerangal
with Simonetta Solder
music and sounds by Lorenzo Danesin


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“All the stories are interconnected and start with the same desire: to probe the nature of the human voice.
I wanted to intercept a frequency, catch a murmur, maintain a note throughout an entire book dedicated to a tribe of women. Women, of all ages, lonely, dreaming, flippant, obsessed or marginal. These women occupy the entire space. Above all, I wanted to search out my voice amongst theirs, to make it heard as best I could, to find a closer ‘I’.”
Maylis de Kerangal


Simonetta Solder
Simonetta Solder is an actress and translator. She was born in Austria and grew up in Friuli. She studied acting in Vienna and in the United States (Ny-Steppenwolf Theatre, Chicago). She has worked with in TV, cinema and theatre with film directors including: Giacomo Campiotti, Giacomo Battiato, Riccardo Milani, Marco Tullio Giordana, Ivan Cotroneo and Francesca Comencini.
Her career has always been traversed by an aptitude for translation. The authors she has translated from German to Italian include Roland Schimmelpfennig, Bernhard Studlar, Robert Woelfl and Kevin Rittberger. For the theatre she curated, along with film director Paola Rota and musician Teho Teardo, the Illegal Helpers theatre project by Maxi Obexer, which premiered at the Festival delle Colline in 2019 and then at the Festival Short Theatre in Rome. She works with Gaia Saitta on the project by Manuela Cherubini Burning Play and curates, with Paola Rota and Tanja Slijvar, the theatre project Come tutte le ragazze libere presented in Rome at the Teatro India at Villa Torlonia and at the Festival dei Due Mondi in Spoleto.


Lorenzo Danesin
Lorenzo Danesin is a sound designer and composer. His work ranges from composing soundtracks for films and contemporary theatre collaborations to podcast projects and advertising. In 2021 he founded the film production company 313 Film Production, along with Laura Belloni and Giulio Boato.

Thursday 23 March, 20:45

Convento San Francesco

Pordenone - Via della Motta, 13

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