Rzeczy/Cose / 2011

From the reportage by Mariusz Szczygieł  Reality, translation by Marzena Borejczuk, Nottetempo 2011

text, direction and performance Daria Deflorian and Antonio Tagliarini
light design Gianni Staropoli
collaboration Fernanda Pessolano
managing and promotion Anna Damiani
international promotion Francesca Corona
technical direction Giulia Pastore
in collaboration with the publisher Nottetempo

production A.D., Festival Inequilibrio/Armunia, ZTL-Pro supported by Provincia di Roma, Assessorato alle Politiche Culturali
in collaboration with Fondazione Romaeuropa and Teatro di Roma
Thanks to Marzena Borejczuk
Special thanks to Ewa Janeczek


Mariusz Szczygiel in his book, talking about Janina Turek, writes: “In the daily routine there is always something happening. We hurry countless small tasks without expecting that they will leave traces in our memory, even less in others. In fact our actions are not carried out in order to remain in the memory, but by necessity. Over time, every taken effort in our daily bustle is delivered to oblivion”.

Janina Turek, housewife of Krakow, has chosen as the object of her observation only what is daily, those hundreds of small actions that accompany our life. No comments. No emotions. Only observation and a detailed list. Objects, food, clothing, small things of everyday life are the center of our thinking for this installation/performance inspired and dedicated to Janina Turek. The so many things that, in a more or less disorder way, crowd our homes – that are used every day or forgotten – are always the gods and the spirits of our daily lives.



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