★/ Les Adieux [sketches on Bataille’s dead man] | 2010

a dark tale on the process of mourning. the secret chamber, the living-room, the forest and the inn host marie, edouard and a strange optasia. the tenebrous world of desire, of farewell, of the promise, but also of the fundamental responsibility towards the person who disappears haunts these spaces and transforms them into landscapes of otherness.

conceived + directed by dinos nikolaou
music: gustav mahler [Rückert Lieder]
sound composition + design: ioannis kotsonis
set + costume + lighting design: dinos nikolaou
graphic design: marios gampierakis
performers: vasiliki andreou + themelis glynatsis

KNOT Gallery

photos by marios gampierakis + dinos nikolaou