Living statues – the art of not falling over

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Why standing still and not speaking for a living isn’t as easy as it looks

 

Ζωντανά αγάλματα ή τα Ανθρώπινα αγάλματα γίνονται όλο και πιο δημοφιλή!

Απολαύστε το … και την επόμενη φορά που θα δείτε ένα, ρίξτε ένα κέρμα στο καπέλο τους, ως ένδειξη αναγνώρισης.

Το κάνω από σεβασμό για την υπομονή τους!

 

Today’s living statues are actually part of a noble and historic tradition that dates back to the tableaux vivants – or living pictures – of the early medieval period. In the tableaux, costumed actors would create a scene by remaining silent and motionless, as if they were in a picture.

Over time, actors took the tableaux out onto the streets. It’s now such a profitable business that there are ‘living statues’ in every city around the world.

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