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O SILÊNCIO DE SARAMAGO

by and with Catarina Câmara

Dancer and choreographer Catarina Câmara, in collaboration with musician Gonçalo Alegre, adapts the dance and theater piece "O Silêncio de Saramago" into an audio-story. Based on Afonso Cruz's text and inspired by José Saramago's tales, the original work invites children from the age of 6 to enter Saramago's universe, exploring notions of border, pleasure, fear, and aesthetic experiences. The adaptation seeks to make the story accessible to a broader audience, to be enjoyed at home, with imagination as the guide. The challenge was to translate a multisensory show into a sound format, filling gaps left by the absence of physical movement. Gonçalo Alegre, responsible for the sound design, helped transport the atmosphere of the play to the audio-story, enriching the narrative with sounds and music. The initiative, both in the play and the audio-story, provides an artistic and educational tool, stimulating children's sensitivity and imagination for the arts.

CREDITS

 

Creation and Voice –Catarina Câmara

Original text -Afonso Cruz

Adaptation of the original text - Catarina Câmara

Original music -Gongori

Sound design –Gonçalo Alegre

Production -Play False | Cultural association

Project direction and management –Sao Castro and Antonio M Cabrita

Administrative and financial management -José Teixeira

Communication - Liliana Rodrigues

Design –Teresa Vale

Photography -Augusto Cabrita Filho

This project is funded by 

General Directorate of Arts / Portuguese Republic - Culture 

project financed by

support

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Logotipo da Direção Geral das Artes
Logotipo das comemorações do centenário de José Saramago
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