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In a few strokes: Leo Bassi, clown

Posted On: Mar 24, 2019   |   Posted By: Urban Sketchers

In a few strokes: Leo Bassi, clown

Last Friday we saw him at Sala Negra of Logroño. He is just authentical. We are lucky to have someone of his stature, as an artist and also as a person.
He opened the stage with a night table, a duck on it, some Coke cans on the floor and the projection of a clown-angel, in the background.
Then he told us about his "successes as a loser"...
...and he proceded to self-mortifyg lying on broken glasses as -he said- the Sioux shamans do to pay their faults with the people. Finally he dressed as a king-clown...
...To tell us that his family was filmed by the Lumière brothers when they were juggling. Everything was so full of humor but also so honest that we all got out with our hearts captivated.
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