CONTACT

Maria Thorson
Phone: +34 610662795
Laia Ribas
Phone: +34 696270473

insectotropics@gmail.com
www.insectotropics.com

DESCRIPTION

Insectotròpics is an artistic company that was born in Barcelona in 2011 following the union of artists from different fields and paths languages wanting to experience the fusion and interaction of different disciplines to create new multidisciplinary shows. Insectotròpics work is a long way bet. It focuses on developing a new relationship with the world of the arts and research of its own and unusual language.

Insectotròpics is formed by Xanu and IEX painters, musician Tullis Rennie, video-experimenters Vincente Viaplana and Laia Ribas and producer Maria Thorson.

Their shows combine live video, painting, theater and music.

In March 2012, they presented their first show, La Caputxeta Galàctica in Barcelona with great success.

Commissioned by the City of Barcelona, make the children’s adaptation of the show, presented to fesival Món LLibre (April 2012). Thus opening its doors also to create for children.

Their second show, Bouazizi, co-produced by Fira de Tarrega and Festival TNT Terrassa, opened in September 2013 in La Fira de Tarrega, becoming one of the most acclaimed works by the cultural press in the country.

In December 2013, in collaboration with the playwright Esteve Soler, choreographer and set designer Pedro Faura Jordi Queralt prepared Gala Night of Saint Lucia presented at the Kursaal in Manresa and in TV3 broadcast live in prime time. Following the success of the show, threy prepare a dance show that will be presented in 2017.

During 2015 also they received two awards. BBVA Theatre Award 2015 for the best theatrical production for La Caputxeta Galàctica and Fi-Performing Arts 2015 award for the show Buy Me!, awarded by the European Union and the Direction of Creativity and Innovation of  the Barcelona Council  for Buy Me!. They have also been nominated for Buy Me! as best street art show by the Critics Awards 2015.

Buy Me!, which opened Fira Tàrrega in September 2015, is the third show of the company.

In the past four years they have toured festivals in countries like Switzerland, South Korea, Denmark, Sweden, Germany, Colombia, Brazil, Norway, Britain, France, Estonia, Eslovaquia and Spain among others.

PLAYS

GALACTIC RED RIDING HOOD, 2011

INCREDIBLE TRIP OF LITTLE RED RIDING HOOD, 2012 (FOR KIDS)

BOUAZIZI, 2013

BUY ME!, 2015

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