Dancing on the Edge Urgent artistic dialogues with the middle east



Body Revolution

Mokhallad Rasem / Toneelhuis

How does the body respond to violence and fear?

Mokhallad Rasem asks himself what effect the images of the ‘Arab Spring’ exert on directors and performers who have their roots in the Middle East. As an expat, how do you process the information that comes to you from family and friends who stayed behind? What does that information do to your body? Together with three performers, Rasem explores the answer to these questions through dance.

CONCEPT AND CREATION Mokhallad Rasem WITH Mostafa Benkerroum, Ehsan Hemat, Bassim Mohsen PRODUCTION Toneelhuis COPRODUCTION Artefact Festival, STUK Leuven LENGTH 25’ LANGUAGE no problem