TEDxMalagueta 2018

In the last month, I had the opportunity to participate in the TEDxMalagueta event of this year. I was in charge of the set design and the stage management, therefore I was completely involved in the development and realization of the show. Thanks to those responsibilities, I am much more aware of what I am capable now and in turn, I have learned a lot from the others fields involved in the event.

TED events have the power to convey ideas and personal experiences to the audience. In order to open our eyes to a number of issues and situations with which we could feel identify to some extent. TEDxMalagueta supposes the perfect opportunity to implement what scenography means for me: one form of expression that serves as vehicle to transport the audience to remarkable situations.

As scenographer, my aim was to support the slogan of the event: Imagine, Involve and Inspire. For that reason, I designed a large panel that takes up all the proscenium arch, where a large geometrical brain was turned on and off. Besides, there was some performances about a “theft of ideas” during the show. Those planned incidents happened when the two actors were literally going to sleep on top of the scenario. Therefore, I created a soft balls bed that worked as a bed as well as a sofa, where actors, presenters and speakers could lay on during all the show. This element was one of the main decorative elements and a functional piece of furniture.


Assembly day of the scenography TedxMalagueta Assembly of the scenography
TEDxMalagueta 2018

Patricia Navarro Cantón

BA bachelor graduated from the Universidad Complutense of Madrid and currently student of Scenography at the IED design school of Madrid while I teach art classes as a professor.

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