How do we continue to engage? What does it mean to be an audience these days? An observer? A witness? How are audience members perceiving our artistic actions, and how is that influencing the artistic decision making? How Can we inspire each other, yet not be afraid to be lost in translation? How do both audience members and artists take risks? Simultaneous translation available FR/EN. (Photo couch Michael Gaida) (Photo wall tama66)
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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