MASSIMILIANO MANIERI & MICHAELA STIFANI|Italy
” LA PROMESSA| THE PROMISE”- Palazzo Castromediano-Vernazza, Lecce
Massimiliano Manieri was born in 1968 in Lecce. He is a writer and performer.
He deals with writing, video art, installation, live performance.
He start his career around 1990′s abou the nomadic teller activities through collaborations with itinerant readings projects such as Poet-Bar. Here emerges the ability to structure tonally his approach to the story, his writings began to be collected in series of short stories and poems. His curiosity at the same time pushes him towards other forms of approach to the poetic metaphors that are placed in his inked pages. He created the first attempts of performances and collaborations with theater and art galleries. The performance is for him, active experience where the visitor becomes an integral part of the performance. At the same time also he makes experiences in music and reading, with national musicians.
Michaela Stifani was born in Lecce in 1980. She approaches the world of theater and photography, through training courses and workshops. She recites with Artò Theater Company, and after this’ experience alongside Massimiliano Manieri in performance / installation “L’Italica’,Bluff Point “and” Human Box “, participates in various group shows in Lecce,Rome and Berlin.