Cie KawinAnani Sanouvi
May 29, 2021
4:00 PM


In my ethnicity - Éwé - the formation of musical polyrhythm encompasses not only sound aspects but also motion, with each dancer acting as an additional layer of the musical polyrhythm. Polycentrism intertwines in this game where one becomes a flux of patterns as if they had a life of their own. The performance dives into this intimate relation with multiple vibrations, waves and frequencies as polyrhythm-graphy. Through it, I sculpt sound, become rhythm and chew a decolonial concept of choreography. Photo Christiane da Cunha

BIPOD 2021| Architecture of a Ruined Body
Anani SanouviDancer, Art Direction, Dramaturgy, Video, Sound and Light Design
Christiane da CunhaArt Direction, Dramaturgy & Video


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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