Cicatriz tells of two people who meet and fuse until they have to separate violently, causing a wound and much pain. It is about the path to transcending this injury, recovery, the formation of a scar. It is about the beauty of bodies that bear the marks of having lived.
Cicatriz speaks of love as a wound that teaches us how to be healed. A poetic act of absolute surrender, without fear or holding back. A path that leads us, through the other person, back to ourselves.
A solo piece usually grows from a specific need to construct a very personal fiction, to bring the experience of recent work up to date and explore the artistic interests involved. Working solo at the age of fifty also means looking again at the tools of the trade of performance artist that have been amassed so far. Musician, builder and manipulator of objects, artist, dancer, actor and stage director, in The Mountain, the Truth and Paradise Pep Ramis seeks a new turning point.
Spirituality, the tragedy of the human condition – always between the gods and the mud – the capacity to carry on imagining possible worlds… A very particular, humorous view of the human species and their failings.