The Red Dress Project is an life long project where the artist Manuela Benini performs wearing a red dress in different settings across the world.
The locations are often sites of contention or difficult terrains, symbolising the various socio/political challenges that the project addresses.
The aim is to incite reflection and discussions on the world and individual agency in societal change. It represents the personal journey of a dancer/activist, an ongoing conversation, and a prompt for action, blending movement with the act of mobilisation and embodiment.
In the pages of this website you will encounter photographic documentation of the project as well as more information about the project.
Through dance and visual storytelling, the project aspires to be a catalyst for change, encouraging political involvement and social engagement in addressing the question: