20/21 July

Lavanda: A Useless Growth Prefixed To The Play

Italian Cultural Institute, London


Lavanda: A Useless Growth Prefixed To The Play is the first iteration of an ongoing research collaboration between movement artist Margherita Elliot, curator Angelica Bollettinari and sound designer Edoardo Robert Elliot. 


The work presented at the Italian Cultural Institute brings together different voices from the field of dance, art and second-wave feminism in a sound and visual installation accompanied by live performance, which reinterprets the work of a little known and enigmatic artist who was active in Italy in the 70's under the pseudonym L.

Exploring notes on her artistic practice, a series of written choreographic scores and memories of her involvement with feminist collectives, the piece reflects on storytelling and explores the meaning and possibilities of autobiographical narration.



Opening times:

Thursday - 20/07/2017 h18:30-22 opening night

Performance h 19 (about 45mins)


Friday - 21/07/2017 h11-19

Performance h 17:30 (about 45mins)



With the support of

Italian Cultural Institute, London & Lake Studios, Berlin.

Special thanks to: Leonetta Bentivoglio, Marcella Campagnano, Jennifer-Lynn Crawford, Bridie Gane, Julian Goll, Lucie Kordacova, Francesca Pennini, Eleanor Perry, Marco Tomesani, Mattia Cenacchi, Thea Viale.

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