Individual residencies / Olot


From Wednesday, 2 December 2020 to Sunday, 6 December 2020

Creator and artist of Escarlata
Sant Esteve de Palautordera


In 1984 she studied at Annie Fratellini's circus school and Cach Palace (Paris) and in 1987 together with Jordi Aspa set up “Escarlata Circus”. She create shows of street, theatre and tent; make national and international tours. She has been director and creator of shows in several form events, in side, street and tents, with students from circus schools, artistics laboratory and profesional companies. From 1997 to 2011, together with Jordi Aspa, she was the artistic director of "Trapezi-La Fira del Circ" from the creation of Festival to the 15th edition. The Trapezi project have been awarded: 2007 "National Culture Award" by the Generalitat de Catalunya, and in 2012 the "National Circus Award" by the Ministry of Culture of Spain Government, in Trapezi for his career during the years of the artistic direction of Escarlata Circus. We starting to specialize in participatory labs and workshops.


At Faberllull Olot I will classify the subject and deepen the reading and viewing of the documentary sources mentioned in my project to extract triggers in the form of questions and actions that will allow me to weave the second research process and begin the thesis writing. I will generate a self-assessment of this period and write the paper on the state of development of the research.

Where Hotel means laughter

We understood everything when we realised it was all a conspiracy. 

We came to Faber Olot bewitched and hypnotised. 

To find the solution to this near-secret operation on par with a national organisation and with international relations.  

We researched phones and with founts of knowledge that even included the Font de la Moixina. We got to interview people in Olot and its surroundings. We filled our bellies with the best produce and transformed it with questions and answers yet to be defined.

The great solution lies in the name of the hotel where we were staying. Hotel Riu.

There's nothing better than having one of the first sanctuaries for our project researching a new paradigm of laughter be phonetically identical to the third person or the imperative form of the verb to laugh in Catalan, which is what led us on this new adventure.

So, yes! We've laughed, we've made others laugh and we're even more aware that we have to encourage laughter so it doesn't become an endangered species here at home or anywhere on the planet.

Thank you for providing this cradle for the shakings of this frank, healthy, beneficial act.

We are borrowing this verb that should be immortal and quotidian, but we'll leave a trace so you can rock with it and delight in it whenever you want.

Thank you,

els Escarlata

Notícies, articles i activitats

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