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this new creation by cie. toula limnaios is inspired by the music of gustav mahler and is dedicated to the children of dust that we are. they are deeply embedded in our individual and universal memories.

in »staubkinder« (children of dust) we let ourselves be carried away into an absurd and confusing world. a world similar to ours, with the critical aspects of the present, today’s complexity and this uncertain space called future. the children of dust are looking for a hold – the ground on which their feet stand is foreign to them. disturbing and poetic at the same time…


»there is a painting by paul klee called angelus novus. it depicts an angel who looks as if he is about to move away from something he is staring at. [...] he would probably like to linger, wake the dead and put together what has been shattered. but a storm is blowing from paradise, caught in his wings and so strong that the angel can no longer close them. this storm drives him inexorably towards the future, to which he turns his back, while the heap of ruins before him grows towards heaven. that which we call progress is this storm.«

(walter benjamin, »on the concept of history«)
Additional information
the cie. toula limnaios is institutionally supported by berlin senate department for culture and europe.
Participating artists
Gustav Mahler (Komponist/in)
Toula Limnaios (Konzept/Choreographie)
Daniel Afonso (Tanz/Kreation)
Leonardo D'Aquino (Tanz/Kreation)
Priscilla Fiuza (Tanz/Kreation)
Laura Beschi (Tanz/Kreation)
Francesca Bedin (Tanz/Kreation)
Alessio Scandale (Tanz/Kreation)
Hironori Sugata (Tanz/Kreation)
Karolina Wyrwal (Tanz/Kreation)
Felix Grimm (Technischer Leiter/Lichtdesign)
Domenik Engemann (Licht/Bühnentechnik)
Marie Schmieder (Tourneen/Kooperationen)
Talea Schuré (Presse & Öffentlichkeitsarbeit)
Alice Gaspari