cie. toula limnaios
»shall i say to the moment:
stay a while!
you are so beautiful!« (goethe)
»if every man is happy, then time will ceases to be necessary and therefore also cease to exist. it will not be hidden away. for time is not a thing, but an idea. it will extinguish in the mind.« (dostojewskij)
the french expression »minute papillon«, which roughly translates as “hold on”, expresses a longing for a lightness of being, the search for happiness and the ephemeral state of the human cycle.
the stories before, in-between and after, the desire for everything to remain as it is or for everything to change, is embodied by the dancers – like a river and its shores, a foundation and its load.
»… and chronos shovels… deeply human, with quiet and intense images, toula limnaios shows the transience of life. such a tremendous experience.« (tanznetz, k. schmidt-feister)
ralf r. ollertz
daniel afonso, leonardo d’aquino, priscilla fiuza, alba de miguel, alessio scandale, hironori sugata, karolina wyrwal
antonia limnaios, toula limnaios
a cie. toula limnaios production with kind support by the senate for culture and europe of berlin. 2015