Enclose the Divine: Euripides Fragment #109

I incorporated a text fragment from one of Euripides’ lost tragedies to an image of an abandoned dollhouse discovered on a sidewalk.  Informally, the piece is called Enclose the Divine.  This work is part of a larger project called IOTA that brings to life the remaining textual fragments of the lost plays by Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. The Fragment What…

Sophocles, Iota, Jamie Lyons,

In Time of Need: Sophocles Fragment #117

I incorporated a text fragment from one of Sophocles’ lost tragedies to an image of an abandoned house outside Watsonville.  Informally, the piece is called In Time of Need.  This work is part of a larger project called IOTA that brings to life the remaining textual fragments of the lost plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. The Fragment For … shines…

Euripides, site responsive theatre, Santa Cruz, Tragedy

The Man Who Knows: Euripides Fragment #115

At 5:40Am. on March 23rd, 2020 I incorporated a text fragment from one of Euripides’ lost tragedies with a site responsive approach to Environmental Art and Public Art (The statue: To Honor Surfing Statue) on Santa Cruz’s Westside.   Informally, the piece is called The Man Who Knows.  This work is part of a larger project called IOTA that brings to life the remaining textual fragments…

Aeschylus Danaids at the Pulgas Water Temple

At 4:45pm on November 19th, 2018 we performed a site responsive theatre piece of the two remaining fragments of Aeschylus Danaids at the Pulgas Water Temple in San Mateo county.   This work is part of a larger project called IOTA that brings to life the remaining fragments for the lost plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. The weather was cloudy, with…

site specific, theatre, theater, site responsive, environmental, dance, wave organ, san francisco, performance, lauren dietrich chavez, derek phillips, music, sound, design, bay, golden gate bridge, live art, experimental, jamie lyons, justice,

Savage Blasts: Sophocles Fragment #116 at The Wave Organ

We performed a site responsive theatre piece using a fragment of text from a lost Sophocles tragedy at the Wave Organ in San Francisco.    Informally, the piece is called Savage Blasts.  This work is part of a larger project called IOTA that brings to life the fragments for the lost plays of Aeschylus, Sophocles, and Euripides. The Fragment… he blows no longer on small pipes, but with…

site specific, theatre, theater, site responsive, Jamie Lyons, Muriel Maffre, Ryan Tacata, San Francisco, bay area, live art, photography, documentation, marin headlands, slacker hill, dance, ballet, euripides

Love is The Fullest Education: Euripides Fragment No. 91

At 6:57 a.m. on April 7th, 2016 Muriel Maffre, Ryan Tacata and myself performed a site responsive theatre production of a fragments of one of the lost tragedies by Euripides on Slacker Hill in the Marin Headlands.  Informally, the piece we called the work Love is The Fullest Education and the fragment relates the myth of Zeus’ seduction of Io in the form of a…

site specific, theatre, theater, san francisco, site responsive, Stanford, Val Sinkler, Aquatic Park, bay area, Euripides, live art, performance, dance

No Man’s Friend: Euripides Fragment # 266 At Aquatic Park

At 5:55 a.m. on July 1st, 2015 we performed a site responsive theatre production of an unattributed fragment of one of the lost tragedies by Euripides’ at Aquatic Park in San Francisco.  Informally, the piece is called No Man’s Friend. based on Euripides’ fragments adapted and directed by Jamie Lyons with Val Sinkler & Jamie Freebury The Fragment… No man’s friend stays faithful to his tomb….

Aeschylus Glaucus of Potniae at Golden Gate Fields

At 1:15 p.m. on June 6th, 2015 we performed a site responsive theater piece with the fragments that remain from the lost Aeschylus tragedy, Glaucus of Potniae, at the Golden Gates Fields horse racing track. The Play… Glaucus reared his horse on human flesh so as to make her fiercer she ultimately turns on Glaucus…

site specific theatre, performance, san francisco, emeryville, trojan horse, sophocles, sinon

Sophocles Sinon at The Emeryville Mudflats

At 8:01 p.m. on May 4th, 2015 we performed a site responsive theatre event of Sophocles’ Sinon (using the textual fragments that have survived) in the Emeryville Mudflats: adjacent to the Oakland-San Francisco Bay Bridge. based on Sophocles’ fragments adapted and directed by Jamie Lyons performed by Todd Pivetti The Play… left behind by the…