U-topia is about destroying utopia, a nowhere place, to create new-topias, new places, a new participatory dictionary.
U-topia is a collaborative art performance. The whole event took place from September 19th to 24th. First in the form of an audio visual workshop in Matera's Conservatory "E. Duni" and a word generation laboratory in various locations around "Città de Sassi" (lit. stones city) inside Iglu De Vent; Then on 24th night a neoritual was incepted all along the streets of Matera with the 'U' parade, culminating in an audio visual installation in "piazza San Giovanni" that led the audience to the 'U' distruction in the form of a local ritual called "Lo Strazzo".
U-topia is a project promoted by
based on an idea of
La Cura, AOS Art is Open Source, Emmanuele Curti
in collaboration with
Radio3 / Materadio;
Materaelettrica / Scuola di Musica Elettronica e Applicata del Conservatorio "E. Duni" di Matera;
IAC - Centro Arte Integrate;
Istituto di Istruzione Superiore E. Duni e C. Levi di Matera;
HE - Human Ecosystems;
Nefula - Near Future Design Laboratory;
official site of the project www.la-cura.it/u-topia