2020

MORTALITY, HOORAY
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Artemis Chrysostomidou

MORTALITY, HOORAY

Artemis Chrysostomidou

As part of The 2020 Expo: A Showcase of Wahlberliner


Childhood is a viral infection that causes swelling in the glands of the neck.


Greta follows beauty tips, Jim considers himself to be the victim of paranormal activity, while Mary and Mrs. Ko fall in love with each other.

The mystery of the human soul creates a  poetic universe full of absurdity, contradictions and hope, interrupted  by scientific information.

It’s an accurate, erotic composition, an enigma based on reality.

Reality is funny.

The play encapsulates eastern civilization in a certain sense, wondering what knowledge is and providing a humorous perspective on human relations as an incredibly unique cosmos in need of revision and reunion; an attempt to make the gaze more tender and brave, while it envisions the present as a moment of coexistence, as eternity.

In the end, even death unites us.



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Written | Directed: Artemis Chrysostomidou (Cyprus/Greece)

Performance: Heiki Riipinen (Norway) | Ivy Sayers (England/Germany) | Marina Argyridou (Cyprus/Russia) | Kleopatra Markou (Greece)

Associate Interdisciplinary Dramaturgy: Charikleia Tatsi  (Cyprus/Greece)

Set | Costumes Consultation: Stephanie Ioannou  (Cyprus) | Eleni Phyla (Cyprus)

Sound Design: Lia Stavropoulou (Greece)

Lighting Design: Ralf Arndt (Germany)


Additional funding provided by the Cyprus Ministry of Education and Culture, Cultural Services

Pre-project funding provided by Kulturrådet, Arts Council Norway

Supported provided by Temporars by Muzeum Susch, Art Stations Foundation Switzerland

7. November 2020

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