Nov 29, 2020
4:00 PM
1h 32m


In the panel discussion “The Architecture of a Ruined Body” we are hoping to open a window of inspiration and motivation towards new possibilities of the future. Our main question for this panel will focus on “questioning the body in moments of crisis and disasters, questioning its remaining possibilities, vulnerabilities, resilience or revolt, and simply its being”. The body can refer to the actual human body, next to the society as a body, and the industry of culture as a body.   Simultaneous translation available FR/EN. (Photo Michael Gaida)

BIPOD 2020
Peggy OlislaegersDance Activist
Simon DoveDirector of CescArtslink
Pascal BrunetDirector | Relais Culture Europe
Rana KhouryFounder | Phenomenal Women
Rasha SaltiCurator & Researcher
Fabrizio GrifasiDirector | Romaeuropa festival


Maqamat moved to Lyon in 2020 in the perspective of developing its creative and cultural projects in France and internationally. The company counts more than twenty choreographic creations in its repertoire and enjoys great recognition around the world. Maqamat was initially founded in 2002 in Beirut by choreographer Omar Rajeh. It emerged as a major organization in the creation and establishment of a contemporary dance scene in Lebanon and the region. Maqamat has founded major dance projects such as BIPOD-Beirut International Platform of Dance, Takween, an intensive training program, Moultaqa Leymoun, a showcase platform supporting artists from different Arab countries and more recently the online platform

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