Its, itz, ytz, ix, hix
2022 | Performance | 20:00 min. |
SKIN festival | Dschungel Theater | Vienna, Austria
The skin conceals and envelops, hides and protects, therefore it holds secrets and magic*.
People carry the history and heritage of their family and ancestors on and under their skin.
The wealth they carry on their backs mysteriously hides the treasure they carry inside.
They end up building landscapes of abundance that are not meant for them, that are not meant for everyone.
Some people would do anything to get wealth, even break the container that holds it.
*Mayan language and ideology. Chilam Balam.
precarity concealed and manifested in skin,
in its color, its texture, its weight...