Hetairos

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Hetairos finds Achilles torn between sorrow and narcissism, duty and lust. The actor-Achilles is recording and being recorded on stage. Suspending spatiotemporality right at the moment when in Iliad he is presented with his new arms, masterfully crafted by Ephaestus, the glorious warrior/artist positions himself at the heart of contemporary visual culture. The nude body of Patroclus, prey to insects, reptiles and dogs, challenges and invites Achilles, in the midst of atrocious warfare and the certainty of death, to pursue his fundamental right to grieve of his deceased companion, his hetairos.

Stripped of euphemisms and connotations, the original dramatic monologue revisits Greek poetry from ancient to contemporary years, laying the ground for a multi-faceted performance that unapologetically unearths the queerness of us all.

Credits

Actor – Giorgos Kyriakou, Director – Marios Psaras, Writer – Avgi Lilli, Art direction / Video art – Anna Fotiadou, Music – Stavros Makris , Movement – Michalis Aristidou, Lighting design – Euripides Dikeos, Director of photography – Stephan Metzner

Photographer – George Athanasiou, Strings – Spyros Spyrou, Assistant producer – Melpo Georgiadou, Mentor – Constantina Peter

Based on a concept by Avgi Lilli and Marios Psaras.

Information – 99556226

When

On specific days
From: Monday, January 29th, 2018
Until: Monday, February 12th, 2018
Time: 19:00 & 20:30

Where

64 Ayion Omoloyiton Avenue
Nicosia, Nicosia 1080, Cyprus
Email:
Phone: 22445455

Cost

€5

Contact

corpoριάλιτι
Phone: 99556226

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