Devising performance material with the landscape I

In Nymfios, a valley plateau below the highest peak of the island, I was practicing with the burned trunk of a tree. I was sitting on it with the impulse to sense its history; how it got burned and what…

Devising performance material with the landscape I

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In Nymfios, a valley plateau below the highest peak of the island, I was practicing with the burned trunk of a tree. I was sitting on it with the impulse to sense its history; how it got burned and what its initial shape was. The plastiques (a Growtoski-based psycho-physical acting exercise) of hands, shoulders and head supported me in materialising my initial impulse of imagining the remainder of the tree and devised the instruction of embodying its form.

research, performance: Anna Tzakou;
filmmaker: Elli Vassalou;
video editor: Artemis Anastasiadou
The Geopoetics Project © Nisyros, May 2013

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