A dramatised poem written and directed by Roberto García de Mesa and performed by Ylenia Quintero, Delia Hernández and Ylenia de Luis, about four dualities deeply affecting humans today: body/non-body; solitude/non-solitude; opression/non-opression; and time/non-time.
Roberto García de Mesa
Roberto García de Mesa (Santa Cruz de Tenerife, Canary Islands) is a poet, playwright, narrator, essayist, philologist, curator, stage director, visual artist and musician. A graduate in law and Spanish philology, with a doctorate in Spanish philology. His many published works include over 70 books of poetry, plays, short stories, essays, conversations and critical editions, as well as five CDs of his musical compositions. His texts have been translated into languages including English, Greek, Romanian, French, Italian, Slovene, German and Portuguese. In 2015 he created his own theatre company. He is a member of the Spanish Academy of Performing Arts.
Around twenty of his works have been staged. Among them, Meditaciones en (6) (2008), El no actor (2011), Hamlet post scriptum (2012), La edad del frío. Conversaciones con Antígona (2015), 1/3, Refugio, Luminarias, Oratorio on/off, Isla mínima (2018), Naturaleza muerta sobre fondo blanco, Segismundo golpea primero, Variaciones de la razón (2022). Most of his texts destined for the scene have been edited by specialized publishers. His latest include Variaciones de la razón y otros textos (Ediciones Invasoras, 2020), Obras de teatro. Selección (Roma, Greek translation by Ifigenia Ntoumi, 2021), and Combate después del paisaje (Invasoras, 2023).
In addition to his work in the creation field, he has investigated some of the current trends in the performing arts in the 20th and 21st centuries. As a result, he has published numerous articles, essays and his doctoral thesis, El teatro de vanguardia en Canarias 1924-1936 (Idea, 2012).