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BIPOD 2020

Maqamat
Date
Nov 25 - Dec 1, 2020
Hour
4:00 PM
Organizer
Maqamat
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BIPOD - Beirut International Platform of Dance has played a major role in the development and establishment of a contemporary dance scene in Lebanon. It was founded, by Maqamat (www.maqamat.org) in 2004, and has become one of the most awaited dance festivals in the region. It attracts around 5000 spectators each year and offers a rich international program of local and international performances, debates, video dance, conferences and workshops. From November 25 to December 1, the 16th edition of BIPOD will be hosted at Les Subsistances in Lyon and live streamed in real time from six different cities on www.citerne.live.

Dance

Oyunu II

Khansa

Oyunu II is an interdisciplinary performance that revisits an imagined event in the history of East Mediterranean queer cult...

Dance

Noctilūca

Yara Boustany

Noctilūca explores the potential re-appropriation of a lost wild layer of being. In the pursuit of a disciplined and controll...

Free
Podcast

Habiter Beyrouth

Michel Tabet

I was not Beirut on the day of the explosion, but I think the shock wave reached me. For days and days my stomach turned upsi...

Dance

Oecumene

Instituto Stocos

Oecumene is an interactive dance and music piece that reflects on the role of the individual in the world, with her senses ex...

Conversations
Free

Architecture of a Ruined Body

Maqamat

In the panel discussion “The Architecture of a Ruined Body” we are hoping to open a window of inspiration and motivation towa...

Conversations
Free

Dance education in Lebanon with Nadra Assaf

Nadra Assaf

An intimate talk with Nadra Assaf to go through her journey as a choreographer and educator in Lebanon, and to shed light on ...

Dance

Manufacture Sérielle (Cancelled)

La Maison de Crémant

The creation of Citerne.live by Omar Rajeh and Mia Habis establishes a perspective on how we could also access dance-making i...

Conversations
Free

The Public Speaks

Peggy Olislaegers

How do we continue to engage? What does it mean to be an audience these days? An observer? A witness? How are audience member...

Conversations
Free

Morning Coffee with Pierre Rigal

Mia HabisPierre Rigal

Mia Habis, Director of BIPOD festival, meets the artists for a coffee. She wants to know more and discover things about their...

Documentary

Be Sideways

Stephane Darioly

In April 2016, the company embarked on a unique adventure: participate in a meeting between professionals from different regi...

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Maqamat

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 Citerne.live.

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