“la falena" simply means "the moth".
The moth emerges at night and is drawn to spots of brightness, candles, lanterns and lights
The moth does not have the showy brashness of the sun loving butterfly.
Rather it possesses a deeper beauty -
Tango at its best can bring us closer to the passionate and melancholic
nightly dance of the moth -
but never reach. It brings us moments of intensity and immersion.
Moments of self-
Tango is a poetry of movement -
Moth: I gave you my life.
Flame: I allowed you to kiss me.