Boyzie Cekwana & Danya Hammoud

[CANCELLED] Bootlegged

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[CANCELLED] Bootlegged
[CANCELLED] Bootlegged

18.12 – 19.12.2018

Unfortunately, we have to cancel both shows due to health issues of one of the dancers.

In the American Midwest in the 1880s, white people hid illegal alcohol in their boots when they traded with Native Americans – an effective strategy to neutralize rebellious Native Americans through drunkenness. ‘Bootlegging’ was born. Now we are presenting Bootlegged: an encounter between Boyzie Cekwana and Danya Hammoud: two bodies, two stories, and two histories.

DOUBLE BILL: Le Kombi + Ouled Jellaba

DOUBLE BILL: Le Kombi + Ouled Jellaba
DOUBLE BILL: Le Kombi + Ouled Jellaba

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VIDEO: A Philosophers Walk/Talk on the Sublime

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VIDEO: Petra Van Brabandt | to heat by melting

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