In collaboration with other two artists (Guido Bettinsoli, Paolo Paggi) we transformed the space and the time dedicated to our performance into a new State.
We declare our independence from the Italian land where we were hosted at the moment of the project and writing a constitution, creating a flag, marking the borders and reading every day the declaration of independence during a formal ceremony with the new citizens, we funded what can be call a new state.
During the first experience the socio-political-relational-performative act was elaborated inside the ‘House of Piceno's culture and art’, Novilara, IT, 2012
After the good experience and the good feedback we got from the new citizens, we elaborate a second ‘occupation’ in collaboration with the San Giovanni Library in Pesaro. A formal institution that support us during our days and programs to elaborate daily workshops, talks, activities and screenings. the local people appreciate the project and also in this second time we had a numerous participation to our cultural events. Summer 2013.
In both act, the state dedicated to the Relation - Nova Picena, the state of the relation (full name) was supported by the visitors in exchange of goods from the states. The project whet good for both experiences if we analyze the fact that we had enough food from outsider for the citizens and also to share with the visitors...
Nova Picena flag
Nova Bisagiò flag
Article about this project by one of the local online cultural agenda.
Nova Picena flag design
Writing the constitution
Sign on the border saying:
‘Welcome, into the free state of Nova Bisagiò’
printed on site with our team.
Constitution of Nova Picena
Marking the border with white rocks with the citizens, no walls.
Workshop of Nova Picena to realize the own-produced Newspaper of the state and the workshops
one of the several activities we promoted
link 3 Facebook page to promote our activities and communicate our independence