Gruppo nanou

Gruppo Nanou

gruppo nanou

Gruppo Nanou – biographical notes

edited by Sergio Lo Gatto and Marco Valerio Amico
Gruppo Nanou was founded in 2004 in Ravenna by the meeting between Marco Valerio Amico, Rhuena Bracci and Roberto Rettura. The common denominator of this company’s work consists of an in-depth work on the image, sound, light and time of the performance in their relationship with the human figure. In the research path of the company, which does not use the word declaimed or recited as a medium and yet does not ignore – in the process of creation –  literary materials and  choreographic writing is analyzed in relation to space and objects, which they are activated when they come into contact with the performer, understood as a “sign among the signs”. Light is one of the fundamental elements of the stage composition, its distribution and its interaction with the movement become generators of further meanings, open towards the unconscious dimensions.

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Documents are published in original language. In case the translation is present, both the original and the translation are published.

Writings by artists and interviews

Marco Valerio Amico, Trasformo dunque siamo, Transcription of the intervention for Ravenna European Capital of Culture 2019, December 3, 2011, Teatro Sociale di Piangipane

Marco Valerio Amico, Una nuova scommessa strettamente confidenziale, in Roberta Nicolai, Ludovica Marinucci (edited by), PITTI - Piccoli testi (non solo) teorici, TriangoloScalenoTeatro, ebook 2014

Critical writings

Lorenzo Donati,Al lato della rappresentazione. I paesaggi performativi di gruppo nanou, «Arabeschi», n. 6, July-December 2015


Sulla Conoscenza Irrazionale dell'Oggetto [Tracce Verso il Nulla]

Trailer on Vimeo

L'erotismo della bestialità: videoconfronto con Gruppo Nanou

Interview with Marco Valerio Amico, Rhuena Bracci and Roberto Rettura
Interview by Renzo Francabandera for Krapp's Last Post

Trasformo dunque siamo

Intervention by Marco Valerio Amico
Fifth meeting of 'Cinquetracce, dialogues for the candidacy of Ravenna', 3 December 2011, Teatro Sociale di Piangipane

Meeting with nanou group

Curated by Lorenzo Donati and Jennifer Malvezzi. Audio-video shooting: Simona Scattina; Editing and graphics: Gaetano Tribulato.
Videointerview realized for Arabeschi and published in n. 6, July-December 2015

Teatrography, , edited by Sergio Lo Gatto


Bibliography, edited by Sergio Lo Gatto

Useful links

website of gruppo naou