Pigmeus do Mondego

Performance on the Mondego river near Montemor-o-Velho using sound elements from the environment, together with percussion, wind instruments and electronic devices. Project designed especially for the Citemor festival with the participation of seven musicians/partners and the collaboration of different people from the locality.

Nilo Gallego is a musician who produces performances based on experimentation with sound. In his works, which always involve a playful component, he seeks interaction with the environment and the quotidian. He plays drums, percussion and electronic instruments. He also creates music and designs sound space for theatre and contemporary dance companies, is part of the experimental action group Orquestina de pigmeos (with Chus Domínguez) and regularly collaborates with creators such as Silvia Zayas, Alex Reynolds or the company Societat Doctor Alonso.

Pigmeus do Mondego are Nilo Gallego, Noemí Fidalgo, Ana Cortés, Raúl Alaejos, Varis Fuertes and Pedro Sousa Coias, with the collaboration of the musicians Katsunori Nishimura and Markus Breuss, and the participation of Guilherme Barbosa, José Dias, Pedro Miguel, Mario Neves, Andreia and Jessica, Ignacio Martinez, Saul García, Sinead Conolly, Jessica, Joana, Joí¢o, Mariana, Mariana Pardal, Mariana Vizinha, Rafael Nobre, Ruben, Tiago and Clube de Canoagem do Infante Montemor. 

Producer: María Ordás. Video recording: Hugo Barbosa, Pamela Gallo, Adán Santiago. Video editing: Raúl Alaejos, Nilo Gallego. Citemor technical coordination: Carlos Ramos. General coordination: Vasco Neves. Production: Joana Macias. Citemor Festival directed by: Armando Valente, Vasco Neves.


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Promoted by
Gobierno de Navarra
Organized by
With the aid of
Con la financiación del Gobierno de España. Instituto de la Cinematografía y las Artes Audiovisuales Acción Cultural Española Plan de Recuperación, Transformación y Resiliencia Financiado por la Unión Europea. NexGenerationEU

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