Project Description

Masters in the art of mixing painting, theatre, video and music, the company of audiovisual explorers Insectotròpics are known for their innovative and original scenic language, which have takem them to festivals in 13 countries over the last 4 years in Spain, Switzerland, South Korea, Denmark, Sweden, Brasil, Colombia, Germany, Norway, the UK, France, Estonia and Eslovaquia.

Their first show, La Caputxeta Galactica, is a version of the traditional story of Little Red Riding Hood. The show exists in adult and kids version. Their second show, Bouazizi, a 360º show, co-produced by Fira Tarrega  and Festival TNT  is based on the start of the Arab Spring and mass media manipulation.  Buy Me!, the third show by the company, inaugurated Fira Tàrrega in September 2015. This large-scale show revolves around consumer society and globalisation.  The show has now been adapted for touring and to be presented also indoors.

In 2015 they won two awards, the Premi BBVA de Teatre 2015 award for best show for La Caputxeta Galàctica and the Fi-Performing Arts Price 2015 awarded by the European Union and the Creativity and Innovation Direction of the Barcelona Culture Institute for the show Buy Me!. They were also nominated for Buy Me! as Best Street Art Show by the Critics Awards.

Insectotròpics have presented shows in all kind of festivals: theatre, street theatre, audio-visual and multimedia, multidisciplinary, digital, puppet, projection mapping, and physical theatre. The high adaptability of their shows makes it possible to be presented both outdoors or indoors, in classic settings or versatile and site-specific spaces.

The company also does commission work, as the show with local artists they are now preparing for Imaginacie Festival in Kosice – Slovakia for June 2016. Also organizing creation laboratories with other artists and open to the public.

 

CONTACT INFO:

Maria Thorson +34 610662795
Laia Ribas+34 696270473
insectotropics@gmail.com