Program Dance in the city

15.07 | 21:00

Kalamata Main Square



About the performance

Fárisa is a duet that was created for outdoor spaces in the context of the Pilgrims project. The work follows two characters’ need for genuine connection and contact even as they remain in close proximity. It is inspired by the notion of pilgrimage as a simulation of the human journey through life, of our relationship with animals and the natural world. How can two separate trajectories meet and travel together? How do we build relationships on shared connection and mutual support? How can the established hierarchy of humans and animals be redefined?


Admission to all Kalamata Main Square performances and side events is free for all.

  • Choreography — performance: Danae & Dionysios
  • Music: Constantine Skourlis
  • Cello: Konstantinos Chinis
  • Tour management: CULTOPIA
  • With the kind support of: Loop Dance Lab, Big Story Productions
  • The “Pilgrims” project is realised with the financial support of the Hellenic Ministry of Culture and Sports.

Danae and Dionysios are two artists from Greece. They have been working together since 2015. As lifelong apprentices of nature, its animals and indigenous civilisations, they create stories from the point of view of those who remain untamed. The canvas of their stories originates in true facts and myths surrounding tribes and wild animals that did not survive to the present day or weren’t able to adjust to new developments. Ιn their creations they propose harmonious relationships between nature and living beings, thus upending the stereotypical hierarchy, while the dreamlike ambience of their work creates a conflict between chaos and order. Striving for a balance between the accessible and the groundbreaking, they support the idea that art is a universal means of communication, creating a language that is sensitive and dynamic at once.