The Public Speaks

Omar RajehPeggy OlislaegersLEE Jong-Ho
Nov 28, 2020
4:00 PM
1h 25m


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)

BIPOD 2020
Peggy OlislaegersDance Activist | Moderator
LEE Jong-HoSidance Festival
Job RietveltTheatre Festival Boulevard
Rosey Abla
Meis Suker
Omar Rajeh Bipod festival


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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