CREATION : DINS LEI PIADAS DEI GIGANTS
IN THE STEPS OF THE GIANTS (Dins lei piadas dei gigants) is a suite of songs borrowed to the poems taken from various collections by Roland Pécout, a walking and drifting poet of the occitan revival, whose work is characterized by his links with the beat generation and the poetic worlds from the 60s and 70s.
Rather than criss-crossing an already cluttered way, polyphony invites us to a genealogical discovery. There, some ground-breaking poets and Pécout tell the strength as much as the necessity of their attachment to popular cultures.
So Allen Ginsberg draws into native american customs to redefine a responsible position towards Nature and our nature ; Pier Paolo Pasolini becomes intoxicated with a game of unmentionable desires, in a popular celebration, and he goes and quenches his thirst for love with a people considered in its essence ; Jack Kerouac waits like a revelation to know his destination while Hafez (خواجه شمسالدین محمد حافظ شیرازی) roots himself into drunkenness to better escape into the languidness of an inner journey ; for Arthur Rimbaud, author of the Illuminations, the journey of the European man is the reasoning as much as the place of a pillage…