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Switzerland. Canton Ticino. Ascona. Monte Verità.  MOPS_DanceSyndrome is an independent Swiss artistic, cultural and social organisation operating in the field of contemporary dance and disability. It is composed only of Down dancers. Ela Franscella (L) (Founder, Executive Artistic Director and Choreographer), Simone Lunardi (C) and Amedea Aloisi (R) during the book's opening about the 15 years experience of MOPS_DanceSyndrome. Down syndrome (DS or DNS), also known as trisomy 21, is a genetic disorder caused by the presence of all or part of a third copy of chromosome 21 It is usually associated with physical growth delays, mild to moderate intellectual disability, and characteristic facial features. Monte Verità (literally, "Mount Truth") is a hill (350 meters) which has served as the site of many different Utopian and cultural events and communities since the beginning of the twentieth century. The Monte Verità hotel is also a well preserved testimony for the history of architecture (Bauhaus). 26.09.2020 © 2020 Didier Ruef