What does it mean to be an artist nowadays? In this lab internationally acclaimed dance activist Peggy Olislaegers will challenge you to articulate your artistic practice, inviting you to contextualise your work. Which artistic research questions are driving your choreographic practice? And how are these questions resonating in the bigger framework of performing arts and the society we are living in? Be ready for an inspiring dialogue with your peers and Olislaegers. Cover Photo © Stephen Wright Photo © Lilianvan Rooij
Maqamat is a dance company that was established in Beirut in 2002 by Omar Rajeh and moved to Lyon in 2020 in the perspective of developing its creative and cultural projects in France and internationally. It played a major role in the organization, creation and establishment of a contemporary dance scene in Lebanon and the region. It 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 digital platform Citerne.live.
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