Pisica Patrata helps the Capitol Summer Theatre to participate in the city’s life. Invited by Save or Cancel, he illustrated the “spirit of the place” in 2009 and 2016, the green cat interacting with passersby on Constantine Mille. The new Pisica Patrata artistic intervention on the facade of the theatre re-uses the existing display system for commercials and the two windows, which replaced the original statues. “Exit through Sărindar“, anticipating the moment when the urban animals will be amused in the garden of the summer theatre. Alexandru Ciubotariu aka Pisica Pătrată is one of the most appreciated illustrators and muralists in Romania, and also the founder of the Comic Books Museum. Always set to work, he draws square cats and does not keep back from challenges. His street artworks signal forgotten places and inspire dialogue, such as Cinema Marconi or Capitol Summer Theatre interventions. This action is organized by Save or Cancel, via feeder.ro, and is a part of the “hub cultural Cinema / Teatrul de vară CAPITOL” multiannual cultural project, co-financed by AFCN, produced with the support of ArCub, as part of the “București – Oraș Participativ 2017” cultural programme. Organizer: Save or Cancel Partners: AFCN, ArCub, PMB, CNDB, Teatrul Mic, Cinema Marconi, RADEF, Carol 53, Monumente Uitate / Asociația ARCHÉ Media partners: Zeppelin, IQads, Smark, Iqool, Assamblage, Citatepedia, wordstylist.ro, feeder.ro, anyplace.ro, Art7, Arte și meserii, Plaja de Carte, Someș Delivery, Dizainăr
The artistic installation which is the winner of the new open calls for CAPITOL, section 1, Capitol Continuum, is a site-specific augmented reality digital artistic intervention on the façade of the CAPITOL Summer Theatre, created by Augmented Space Agency. The project highlights the trans-mediatic existence, in the physical and virtual space, of the architectural monument. The creative process involved digitizing the Capitol Summer Theatre using 3D scanning techniques. This action is organized by Save or Cancel, via feeder.ro, and is a part of the “hub cultural Cinema / Teatrul de vară CAPITOL” multiannual cultural programme, co-financed by AFCN. This cultural project is co-funded under the Cultural Program București Oraș Participativ by the Bucharest City Hall through the ARCUB Cultural Center of Bucharest.