Raizes Teatro lands on Friday in Paris on the occasion of World Human Rights Day for the closing ceremony of Human Freedom 2021, a program developed in collaboration with Global Campus of Human Rights, Avant – Garde Lawyers and International Human Rights Art Festival of New York and conceived by Alessandro Ienzi, actor and founding director of the company, a lawyer registered with the Palermo Bar. On 10 December, from 8.30 pm, guest of the Le Pavè D’Orsay art gallery, alongside one of the main European museums, Le Musee d’Orsay, Raizes will give life to the last event of the program that has promoted human rights through the arts, from climate justice to gender equality, from LGBTQIA + rights, to the rights of minors and those of migrants. The conference “Free to be artists” opens at 8.30 pm: with Andra Matei, director of Avant-Garde Lawyers and winner of the Paris-Quebec Prize 2021, and Alessandro Ienzi.
Followed by the musical intervention of Marina Mazzamuto, an eclectic illustrator and performer (she is a PhD student at the University of Palermo); concludes “FREE TO BE”, a performance by Raizes Teatro with Patrick Andrade Mendes, Valentina Calandriello, Lamin Drammeh, Francesco Campolo, Mara Picone, Christian Sidoti. The performance, already presented in Vienna for the Fundamental Rights Forum of the EU, deals with the theme of freedom of expression, as the basis of all rights and a means to impress the artistic soul of each being in the world.
“The closure of Human Freedom 21 is together an opportunity to look back and forth in time. We started last January and today we are more solid, more open, more rooted, we know a piece of the world more, and we are more courageous – says Ienzi – Our lives have crossed paths with more difficult lives, in which even fundamental freedoms are questioned, that’s why we have to make use of our freedom and our means, our voices to bring up the name. of those who can no longer do it or cannot do it alone “. Human Freedom saw the participation of Columbia University, of European Parliament officials, allowed the spread of stories that remained in the shadows and was the occasion for a broad reflection that embraced, despite the restrictions for the pandemic from Covid-19, several cities: New York, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Brussels, Vienna, Venice, Rome, Naples, Palermo. And you already look at Human Freedom 22.