Rijeka Lab :: dry me a river

[dry me a river]















– remember

the black dog

[who comes paddling along the river]


[my] wrecks – engulfed in the landscape.

– an approach from behind

into the characters’ necks.


like a temple –

it could certainly grant one of our most cherished desires –

the unspeakable horrors within.

About Teatro do Silêncio Associação

Teatro do Silêncio was founded in 2004 by Maria Gil. Since then it has developed projects based on artistic research and experimentation with a focus on the creation of original texts; the use of autobiographical materials; the exploration of a close and intimate relationship with the audience; the choice of intimate and non-conventional spaces; the making of transdisciplinary and collaborative work; and the development of educational and social projects. Since 2011, Teatro do Silêncio has occupied the Carnide Public Washhouse; It is a community space, which works as a public washhouse during the week and at weekends, is transformed into a venue for performances, installations, concerts, workshops, artistic residencies, launching of publications and various events. Teatro do Silêncio is also a member of the local culture network contributing to a closer relationship between local communities and contemporary artistic practices. Currently, the artistic directors of Teatro do Silêncio are the artists Maria Gil and Miguel Bonneville.

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