Review: Volkskrant (Dutch)
22-12-2020"Beautiful in its simplicity, intoxicating in its rhythm. During Square 2.1, three top jugglers take the viewer on a surprising journey through their ow homes. Call it practical mathematics, kinetic architecture or playful beauty: Square 2.1 from Tall Tales Company."
Interview: Uitagenda (Dutch)
30-11-2020"Patterns are everywhere. In juggling for example, we use them to note different combinations of throws. The artworks of Don Satijn which you encounter along the way are based on these. During the tour you become more and more aware of the patterns in your daily life."
Article: Telegraaf (Dutch)
30-11-2020"Get off the sofa and discover your home. That is the message of Square 2.1, a surprising circus with the three artful jugglers of Rotterdam's Tall Tales Company. No clownish performance, but a series of profound video's in which circus, art, poetry and magic are connected to the secret rhythm of numbers"
Review: Theaterkrant (Dutch)
06-06-2020In thirteen short videos, you are guided through household spaces that have become all too familiar and encouraged by the artists to see them in a new light. In this way, your home momentarily transcends the ordinary - which after three months stuck indoors is an unexpected but welcome change.
Article: Open Rotterdam (Dutch)
03-06-2020The performers and creators Harm van der Laan and Maartje Bonarius have developed a new corona-proof form of theatre. Three jugglers, the visual artist Don Satijn and a poetic voice draw you into their circus. "It's a very personal experience," says Maartje Bonarius. Combined with a tour of your house, the performance lets you dream away for awhile.
Article: Circusweb (Dutch)
03-06-2020With Square 2.1, Rotterdam-based theatrical circus collective Tall Tales Company have created the first virtual circus performance delivered as a home experience. The launch of the Dutch premiere takes place on 6th of June at 20:00 in collaboration with Circusstad Festival.
Interview: Theaterkrant (Dutch)
29-04-2020Satijn bases his abstract works on universal harmonic principles like the golden ratio, the magic square, repeating patterns and infinite sequences of numbers. "As jugglers, we share that fascination. There is so much beauty and emotion in abstraction. Why do some patterns evoke so much emotion?"