BALENO BOTTEGA – gestures for looking far ahead

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BALENO BOTTEGA – gestures for looking far ahead
Bottega Baleno is an artistic journey, an experience of dialogue between childhood, the city, performing arts and visual arts.
Bottega Baleno consists of two separate tracks, for girls and boys aged 6 to 11 and for girls and boys aged 12 to 16.
Bottega Baleno is a collaboration between Collettivo Amigdala of Modena and MUVet of Bologna.


What is it?

an artistic journey dedicated to girls and boys aged 6 to 11, an experience of dialogue between childhood, the city, ecology, dance, theater and art.

We will become a small community explorer and play with bodies and colors, with working tools and with stories; we will investigate the neighborhood and even have pen pals from the Chalk House!


because we want to study and explore our bodies and their relationship to what is around us, because we would like this community to slowly unite so many “I’s” into a “we,” but also because we would like to collect and give voice to the desires and utopias of girls and boys about the city and the world they inhabit.


is an ongoing course, one weekend a month from February to May and an intensive week in June, after which we will share our experience with the city.
What form will this sharing take?
We will decide it together!

Who is proposing this?

Bottega Baleno is a fantastic collaboration between Collettivo Amigdala of Modena and MUVet of Bologna: Federica Rocchi and Daina Pignatti will accompany children on all their adventures. Amigdala Collective and MUVet have been dealing with small and large bodies, cities, explorations, sounds, dances, performances for years – there will be a lot of fun to be had!


see you at OvestLab in Modena, a space redefined by people’s desires, a cultural center where you can meet artisans, artists, studios, neighborhood residents and the dog Max.

Is that all?

of course not! We have many surprises in store: shows to see, people to meet, outings to go on by bringing parents along.

We will reveal things a little at a time….

BOTTEGA BALENO – gestures for looking far is a project curated by Federica Rocchi / Amigdala Collective and Daina Pignatti / MUVet

With the collaboration of the House of Chalk / Aidoru


The first track is aimed at girls and boys aged 6 to 11 years.
t takes place for one weekend a month from February to May 2022 (Saturdays and Sundays from 3 to 7 p.m.) and concludes with an intensive week in June 2022.

The place of work is. OvestLab, Via Nicolò Biondo 86, Modena



Mail [email protected]
Tel. 059 877 7673
Instant messaging via Facebook and Instagram pages @ovestlab

saturday, december 4, 2021

A Saturday afternoon dedicated to girls, boys and their families 
at OvestLab, Via Nicolò Biondo 86, Modena


3:30 pm workshop with the company Aidoru to set up the OvestLab space together with all the materials useful for the performance that will follow

4 p.m . movement workshop curated by Daina Pignatti. Between our bodies and the space around us, observing ourselves and others, making ourselves a little similar and a little close.
We will use music and gestures, we will laugh, if it is not raining we will stay outside, if it is raining we will bring some nature inside.

4 p.m. presentation of Bottega Baleno to parents

5 p.m .
Hansel and Gretel – through the eyes of the Witch
staged reading by Aidoru
Interactive setting between storytelling, singing and sensory exploration.
The classic fairy tale handed down thanks to the Brothers Grimm and set in a forest in 17th-century Germany is rewritten and retold by changing the perspective a little: it is the witch who tells the whole story, as it really went…
Show admission:
3 euros only for adults and the first child, free for sisters and brothers.
Activities suitable for children ages 4 to 11 years old

Reservations required at all events at
[email protected]
T 059.8777673


The project will be presented in April 2022!
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Bottega baleno is supported by Fondazione di Modena as part of Mi metto all’opera 2021/2022

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