Despite all the hope it gave, to date the Arab Spring hasn’t produced very encouraging results. With the exception of Tunisia, that is, where the “Jasmine Revolution” is flourishing, even if the democratic process remains somewhat fragile.
At the invitation of Moussem nomadic arts centre and Toneelhuis, several theatre-makers/directors turn their attention to the oeuvre of Sadaallah Wannous (1941-1997). Though his stage plays are almost unknown in Flanders, this Syrian is an icon in the Arab world and far beyond.
On his journey, Marcel Khalife invents and creates original music, a novel world of sounds, freed of all pre-established rules. This language elevates him to the level of an ambassador of his own culture and to the vanguard of Arabic music in search of innovators
High Heels and stuffed Zucchini’ is a play about an absurd world where a child cannot break free from her parents and from the emotional past. It is a story that tries to unravel what is 'good' and 'bad'. Is there such a thing as a destin or can we create our own destination?
'55' is the first creation by the Moroccan choreographer and dancer Radouan Mriziga. In this solo he constantly plays with the perspective and expectations of the spectator. He is artist in residence at Moussem Nomadic Arts Centre..