Date(s) - 19/08/2017
6:00 pm - 7:00 pm
Main Hall at SummerHall
A reflection on the non-verbal political discourse, identity issues, negotiation between contemporaneity and traditions, and gender prejudices carried by the Arab dancing body. This discussion will also deal with world stages as a territory to be decolonized and inhabited by Arab dancers and performers.
Speakers: Farah Saleh (Palestine), Adham Hafez (Egypt), Shaymaa Shoukri (Egypt), Younes Atbane (Morocco)
Moderator: Natasja van’ t Westende (Netherlands)
* Curated by Jumana Al-Yasiri, Sundance Institute Theatre Program