According to the “United Nation Commission on Human Rights” there are around 100 million people that live in the street in the world. Unhappiness is painfully necessary. But what is the unhappiness? Can we be sure of the happiness or unhappiness of somebody else?
In the performance “KNOTS – rules to be happily unhappy”, we compare our lives with Nina’s, an Italian woman that spent more than half of her life living in the streets looking at the eyes of the people that distractedly walked past her. Along the path of Nina we will know memories of a cheerful childhood, and her torments that tie her to her past through those that in psychology are called “knots”.
The performance is the space of a memory, of a moment that has changed the direction of a life, transported to a new bed every night. It is being free, alive and present in every dark corner of the city as a transparent ghost. Through the deep knowledge of herself and an insane irony, Nina will reach the mediation among these two opposite feelings. She will reach a happily, unhappily life…