The Aftermath of a Masked World

Omar RajehPeggy OlislaegersStéphane Malfettes
Nov 27, 2020
4:00 PM
1h 3m


In the panel discussion “The Aftermaths of a masked World” , focusing on what it means to be an artist these days, we start our conversation with the following observation: “It seems that the real struggle of culture is to formulate a new perception beyond the fixed labels of power and domination. An ecological as well as a human discourse. Culture and thought must renew themselves outside of the inherited structures of the current economic, political and social structures.“ Simultaneous translation available FR/EN. ( Photo couch Michael Gaida) (Photo wall tama66)

BIPOD 2020
Peggy OlislaegersDance Activist
Stéphane MalfettesDirector | Les Subsistances
Omar RajehChoreographer - Director | BIPOD


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

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