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Strà. Festival delle Arti di Strada
Milan



 
h+ curated Strà, the new Street Performing Arts Festival of the Municipality of Milan which showcased over 100 shows and events, for an audience of all ages. Acrobats, circus performers, musicians, street artists, mimes and many other filled the city for a weekend with excitement and emotions that were felt and shared, and in which art is diffused in unforeseen expressions.
 
Strà took place in the prestigious and historical Castello Sforzesco and the nearby Sempione Park. Furthermore, many of the performances took place but in various near by streets around the city centre and in the Darsena del Naviglio area. Strà encompasses a variety of disciplines and new forms of expressions, from traditional circus arts to shows that combine art, theatre, dance and music.
 
With the artistic direction of Giulia Staccioli (founder and artistic director of Kataklò Athletic Dance Theatre), amongst the myriadd artist that participated are: Les Farfadais, Vulcanica Percussionisti, Mutoid Waste Company, TTB - Teatro tascabile di Bergamo, and many others. The encounters were held by Hansel Cereza (founder of La Fura dels Baus) and the clown David Larible.
 

h+ was responsible for:
General coordination - Concept development and naming - Institutional relations - Organizational and artistic coordination - Show production - Setting-up coordination - Press office management - Graphic concept and design - Social media management - Sponsor research and relationship - Coordination of Artistic direction - Artists and guests relations - Video teaser pre event - Urban Guerrilla pre event -  Program, website and communication content development - Info line - Video and photo documentation.
 
Ph: Stefania Ciocca
Ph: Sonia Santagostino