A new seventeen minutes synopsis of the performance Primal Matter, documented live during the Athens Festival in 2013. Throughout the work the two dancers struggle between matter and mind, creator and creation.
The performance was conceived, visualized and directed by Greek artist Dimitris Papaioannou
Performed by Dimitris Papaioannou and Michalis Theophanous
Filmed by Stefanos Sitaras
70–60 BC Greek life-size marble statues, raised from the Antikythera Ship-wreck found by a team of sponge divers in 1900.The parts buried by the sand are exceptionally preserved while the rest of the Parian marble was disfigured by stone-eating organisms.
The first diver to lay eyes on the shipwreck described the scene as a heap of rotting corpses and horses lying on the sea bed,
From the exhibition Antikythera Shipwreck, the Ship, the Treasures, the Mechanism, at the National Archaeological Museum of Athens, photos by WeWasteTime.
previously: the Antikythera Mechanism
Digital artworks by Greek artist Vasilios Paspalis