Via Injabulo / Via Katlehong Nude At Heart The First 54 Years – An Abbreviated Manual for Military Occupation Golden Stage Tour – Together Childs – Carvalho – Lasseindra – Doherty / National Ballet of Marseille Green Jail

After the huge success of Via Kanana, their collaboration with the South African artist Gregory Maqoma, the Via Katlehong wished to entrust their next creation to two European dance talents: Amala Dianor and Marco da Silva Ferreira… Two singular universes at the crossroads of mixed cultures for a shared evening turned towards the joy of dancing and the desire of sharing. ©JohnHogg EMAPHAKATHINI de Amala Dianor In Emaphakathini, Amala Dianor celebrates youth and the fury of…

“Being nude in the flesh doesn’t mean we strip down to our naked hearts,” says an odoriko dancer. But to this film camera, women strippers young and old, open up and reveal more than their skin : an immersion in the intimate world of the theaters’ backstage where they perform, an observation of a melancholic and sensual universe, before it disappears.

“Military occupation” is an abstract term, open to mistaken interpretation. What does “occupation” imply? What does it mean for people living under occupation? What means must be employed so that occupation can be implemented? This film attempts to instill meaning in the term “occupation” in the form of a “manual for military occupation” derived from the testimonies of those people who implemented it in practice. Director Avi Mograbi hosts the viewers in his living room…

As part of the Golden Stage Tour, the crews Femme Fatale and Mazelfreten mix their funky and electro universes on the stage of the Maison de la Danse in Lyon for an energetic show! Different ways of being “Together”. A must-see moment of the season for hip-hop dance lovers, the Golden Stage Tour is back with a new theme and two new collectives. For the 2021-2022 season, the power trio Femme Fatale and the group…

The collective (LA)HORDE initiates a meeting between choreographers Lucinda Childs, Tânia Carvalho, Lasseindra Ninja and Oona Doherty. Bubbling! The contemporary dance of Lucinda Childs and Tânia Carvalho, the voguing of Lasseindra Ninja and the physical theater of Oona Doherty enter in echo on the stage of MC2 Grenoble. Four choreographers, four works and four universes united in the same desire for inclusion and the same creative energy by the dancers of the Ballet national de…

The Golden Stage is a hip-hop stage where the best French and international crews are defying each other. For this tour 2019, the main theme is “futurism” regarding the hip-hop style. The first team is a French one Géométrie Variable, finalists of the tv-show France’s Got Talents. Their approach is unprecedented thanks to the invention of impressive arm games and geometric figures that metamorphose into a choreographic kaleidoscope. By their side, El Squad is one…

The title XENOS means ‘stranger’ or ‘foreigner’. Akram and his world-class team of collaborators draw in this new solo work on the archives of the 20th century, unearthing the experience of colonial soldiers in the First World War. Over 4 million non-white men were mobilised by the European and American armies during the conflict. Around 1.5 million of them were from India, mostly peasant-warriors from North and North-Western India, who fought and died in Europe,…

There remains only silence in the “Green Jail” in Iriomote Island, Okinawa, Japan. Before World War II, “Green Jail” was a large-scale mining village under Greater East Asia Imperialism which imprisoned thousands of miners, who were from Kyushu, Japanese colonies Taiwan and Korea and other places of Japan. Most of them died from malaria or were forced to work there. As for “Taiwanese miners”, the morphine injection was prevalent so that they could work nonstop…

While a teenager, I used to save my pocket money to buy a guitar; a dream that finally came true. However, when I brought the guitar home, my brother broke it and punished me for doing such a thing.