FILIPPOS TSITSOPOULOS “WHAT! ART THOU, LIKE THE ADDER, WAXEN DEAF? BE POISONOUS TOO AND KILL THY FORLORN QUEEN”
The title of the performance is an excerpt from Queen Margaret’s monologue in Shakespeare’s Henry VI. We thus discover the poisonous aspects of an object and how it can turn into art. Poison is presented as a theme that bears mortal secrets and behaviors.
Filippos Tsitsopoulos performs theatrical extracts from existing and non-existing texts, and expresses Shakespeare's words using his masks which resemble snake taxidermy. Fruit, vegetables, fish, meat, skin covering his face and body, are the materials of his work. A video installation accompanies the performance.
Duration: 1 hour
Warehouse A’, Port of Thessaloniki.
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