Author : Luk Van den Dries
Phobos and Eleos, fear and compassion—the two main emotions that Greek tragedy attempts to convey. By confronting its audience with tragic heroes subjected to abominable suffering, the tragedy touches the innermost part of the viewer’s psyche, binding his fate to that of the hero and thereby purifying him of the poisons of the body.
In his latest production, Jan Fabre once again goes in search of this tragic dimension. Read more »