It's a Site specific performance made for CIÊNCIA NA RUA International Street Art and Science Festival, that took place for the first time in 2007 in the city of Estremoz (Portugal). This festival it's a project of scientific divulgation that crosses Science with Art, giving life to some of the most important events of the technologic and scientific history.
The show Falling of the Bodies retraces for the Séc.XVI and count the experience of Galileu in the study of the descendent movement of the bodies.
In a society where the European thought was controlled by two powerful forces the Catholic Church, commanded for the Pope, and the Old Philosophy, dominated by the ideas of the Greek philosopher Aristotle, Vírgina writes letters to her Father (Galileu) hoping that he would not execute this experience by going against the "Universal Truth".
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Production: PIA - Projectos de Intervenção Artística
Artistic Direction, Stating and Plastic Conception: Pedro Leal
Actors Direction: João Saraiva
Production Direction: Helena Oliveira
Costumes: Maria João Domingues, Olinda Cordas, Filomena Godinho
Actors: Ana Rebelo, Clara Marchana, Eduardo Dias, Helena Oliveira, João Correia, João Saraiva, Mafalda Cabral, Manuel Amarelo, Paulina Almeida, Pedro Leal, Marco Brinca e Ricardo Mondim
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