25-28 May 2023
1-4 June 2023

Macarena Recuerda Shepherd

COSA. Intervenir un cos.

Thursday, May 25th at 8 pm
Friday, May 26th at 8 pm
Saturday, May 27th at 8 pm
Sunday, May 28th at 8 pm
Thursday, June 1st at 8 pm
Friday, June 2nd at 8 pm
Saturday, June 3rd, two shows:
at 6pm and at 8 pm
Sunday, June 4th at 8 pm
Tickets: 14 euros ONLINE // 16 euros BOX OFFICE

with journalist Oriol Puig Taulé (Núvol and Recomana)

Original idea: Macarena Recuerda
Creation: Macarena Recuerda, Jorge Dutor and Maia Villot
Performers: Macarena Recuerda and Maia Villot
Lighting: Ana Da Graça
Coreographic assistance and wardrobe: Jorge Dutor
Lighting: George Marinov

Production: Antic Teatre (Barcelona) and Macarena Recuerda Shepherd

Collaborators: Gobierno Vasco, Azkuna Zentroa (Bilbao), Conde Duque (Madrid), La Caldera (Barcelona), Réplika teatro (Madrid), Harrobia (Bilbao), Zornotza Aretoa (Bizkaia) and D8 Sorkuntza Faktoria (Bilbao).

Support: Institut Català de les Empreses Culturals (Department of Culture of the Generalitat de Catalunya).



Cosa is the final piece in my trilogy on ILLUSIONISM, where my research has led me to think about the ways that illusion connects with the essence of theatre, and to expose, on stage, convention and magic, reality and its double, action and fiction. This investigative process, begun in 2017, produced ¡AY! ¡YA! (2018), which looked at perceptive images from the perspective of the body, and The Watching Machine (2020), where I researched perceptive images from the perspective of light, shadow and reflection. For this piece, COSA, Intervenir un cuerpo, perceptive images are observed from the scenographic angle. In this way, the body becomes just another piece of equipment, seen as a thing and incorporated into the set.

Cosa is a dance piece made with an objectual dance body.

The choreography of things.

Macarena Remember Shepherd is the pseudonym of the artist Lidia Zoilo. These are her pieces:

2010: Thatʼs the story of my life, a film made live. A production of MiCarteraPatrocina, with the help of CoNCA and the collaboration of BilbaoArte, Teatre Lliure and Antic Teatre, a piece that has been showed Spanish State and Portugal.

2012: Greenwich Art Show, a documentary made live. A production of MiCarteraPatrocina, Festival NEO, CAET and Antic Teatre. And Greenwich Art Show – The Installation, Atrio Alhóndiga de Bilbao Grant.

2013: Whose are those eyes?, site specific and urban intervention that was premiered at Fira de Tàrrega 2013, Escena Poblenou 2013 and Festival Bad 2013. She has received the Fira de Tàrrega Laboratory Grant, the residence offered jointly by Escena Poblenou and Antic Teatre; and the Bilbao Eszena residence.

2015: The Ganzfeld Experiment. HPC consonni (Bilbao).

2016: Collage y Acción, research laboratory. It is an intergenerational laboratory that aims to create a common space both for fun and for artistic research. Conferences of Encuentros Collage, a space for the art and thought of collage in film, literature, music, art and action. A meeting to know, exchange and proliferate in a common space-time.

2018: ¡AY! ¡YA!, a performance dance piece for all audiences, a production of Antic Teatre, Festival Grec, Basque Government, Festival Bad, Graner, Sala Baratza and La Fundición Bilbao. 2020: The Watching Machine is a plastic and scenic piece, a production of Festival Bad, Antic Teatre, Basque Government, Graner, Harrobia and Azkuna Zentroa (Bilbao).

She is currently working on an art and education project about the art of light using the materials in this piece.

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