Euripides Laskaridis/Osmosis

Relic
London International Mime Festival

31 January 2017 - 4 February 2017 / 19:45
The Pit

Masked and costumed like an outlandish doll, Euripides Laskaridis takes care of the chores in a makeshift room with sublime insouciance and surreal glamour. Grappling with ideas of transformation and ridicule, he tests our acceptance of the incongruous and unfamiliar to the limit.

Conjuring magic from mundane materials in a strikingly eccentric solo piece with echoes of cabaret, slapstick and vaudeville, he is at once entertaining and tragic.

The charismatic Greek artist presents unflinching work that challenges perceptions and reflects changes in society. In Relic, he ‘swipes at many issues around bodies, gender and conformity’ (Irish Times).

45 mins/no interval

Age guidance 14+

2 Feb
Post-show talk

Free to same-day ticket holders

Greece

Presented by the Barbican in association with London International Mime Festival

Co-produced by Athens & Epidaurus Festival and Osmosis

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