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Thursday, April 26 • 17:00 - 21:00
Mariam Zakarian: Tea with Amaryllis – an artistic ritual in The Dream Room

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"Tea with Amaryllis" is a participatory art piece functioning like a cleansing ritual. It relies on the audience to give up a very personal piece of themselves. It's about trust and vulnerability, and about the age-old wisdom that formulating and expressing pain may lessen it.

In the ritual you are asked to think of a memory, feeling or thought that is painful to you. You decide how big or small. No one will see the answer.
You write it down in 1 sentence and put it into a black teapot, thereby symbolically discarding it forever.

This collection of discarded words then becomes an ingredient for a special tea, that will be fed to one of my Amaryllis flowers.
Nature is very good at converting pain to beauty.
With this little ritual, we hope to do the same.

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Mariam Zakarian

Mariam Zakarian is an Armenian virtual reality artist based in Denmark.She is the creator of one of the first Danish VR artworks, Amaryllis VR, which deals with uniquely human concepts such as mortality, physicality and spirituality channeled through the cutting-edge digital med... Read More →


Thursday April 26, 2018 17:00 - 21:00
Dream Room