Tales of a Moroccan sex woker by El Sadiq-a
Instead of using writing, North African history is often transmitted by dance, rituals, drawings or verbally through vivid narratives. These powerful stories and legends are rich of queer history’s existence, celebration and resistance. In Morocco, these stories are performed in the Halqa, the oldest form of traditional theatre in an open-air performance, without a curtain nor distance between the story teller and the spectators who sit around in a circle, hence the name “halqa”.
In this performance entitled “Tales of a Moroccan sex woker”, El Sadiqa will narrate stories of Moroccan queer sex workers identities highlighting their existence, sexuality, celebrations, rituals and contribution to the beauty of Morocco. It is a journey to the stories of the night life of sex workers in Marrakech, stories that the cameras of western documentaries don’t know how to capture…
Date: Thursday 17 March 2022
Time: 17.00 to 18.30
Location: Tugelaweg 85, Amsterdam
Created by Dancing on the Edge crew Natasja van ‘t Westende, Agnes Matthews, and Fazle Shairmahomed
Every third Thursday of the month we invite our neighbours, friends, curious strangers, partners and allies to our new regular get-together, in our studio at T85 in Amsterdam East. Because every month we want to share: a snack, a drink, a taster performance or inspiration, some thoughts, an open space, a smile, some time. Because time spent together is almost rebellious and definitely precious.