‘Africaliennes’ refers to a series of awareness raising activities in Belgium that will shed light on the work by the Africalia partners in Africa. This Africalia evening presents a ‘sneak preview’ of two documentary films on contemporary South African artists.
Schwalbe Speelt Op Eigen Kracht is a CO2-neutral production. All the energy needed for the performance is generated by the performers themselves. Schwalbe stands up to darkness, cold and cynicism with perseverance and boundless energy. And they have to cycle to appear in the spotlight.
Nine performers give it everything they’ve got to the accompaniment of loud techno music. They dance, dance and dance. A physical and emotional marathon, a bomb of non-stop energy which you still feel in your body long after it has ended.