Ilium

May 11, 2013

G Gallery

301 East 11 Street, Houston, TX 77008 Get directions

(713) 802-9466

G Gallery welcomes the Center for Creative Work (CCW) at the Honors College, University of Houston, for a presentation of Dionysia 2013. Dionysia 2013 performs Ilium, an adaptation of Homer’s classic tale of war and suffering, the Iliad.

To coincide with Ilium, G Gallery has commissioned a collection of paintings inspired by Homer’s epic poem. Installed in the gallery where the performance takes place, these paintings serve as a backdrop to the theatrical production itself, prompting contemplation of how the ancient Greek text is applicable in the modern era of pervasive and seemingly never-ending war.

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