Atelier organized in close co-operation between EDN, Mercat de les Flors casa de la dansa and Graner creation center for dance and live arts, in the context of Grec festival of Barcelona.
Meeting grounds is a gathering about contemporary performing arts, thinking in/out Africa. Mercat de les Flors casa de la dansa and Graner creation center for dance and live arts, in the context of Grec festival of Barcelona, propose an Atelier with discussions, panels and practices. An hybrid format with face-to-face practices and an online programme with panels and a writing workshop. The atelier is in collaboration with and the participation of curators, artists, journalists such as Aida Colmenero, Qudus Onikeku, Nelisiwe Xaba, Panaibra Gabriel, Claudia Brufau, Antonio Tavares among others.
EDN will cover the registration fee for 10 members, first-come-first-served basis.
Register here until July 2.
This atelier offers a meeting with African artists in order to get to know and share the practices, thinking and themes surrounding creation on the contemporary African performing arts scene today. It is aimed at professionals from the field of dance, dancers, choreographers, journalists, programmers, and other interested persons.
Biographies of the participants can be accessed here.
Programme (subject to change)
Monday, 5 July 2021 (all CEST)
10.00-13.00 Body practice 1 / @ The Graner
Qudus Onikeku. FACE TO FACE
12.00-13.00 Conference / online
By Raw Material with Fatima Bintou Rassoul Sy
13.30-15.00 Panel 1. / online
Sustainability, visibility, adaptability
Panel presented by Raw Material (Dulcie Abrahams Altass)
With Dulcie Abrahams Altass, Bruno Leitao, Gabriel Panaibra, Fattou Cissé, Nadia Beugré and Salim M’ze Hamadi and Roberto Casarotto
Moderator Bàrbara Raubert
15.30-17.00 Panel 2. / online
Gathering, community, animism
Panel presented by Qudus Onikeku
With Qudus Onikeku, Aïda Colmenero Dïaz, Nelisiwe Xaba, Christian Etongo, Albert Ibokwe Khoza and Elisabetta Bisaro
Moderator Clàudia Brufau
Tuesday, 6 July 2021 (all CEST)
10.00-13.00 Body practice 2 / @ The Graner
Nelisiwe Xaba. FACE TO FACE
10:30-13.00 Writing and thinking workshop / online
13.30-15.00 Panel 3 / online
Trauma, memory, recovery, identity
Panel presented by Trixie Munyama
With Trixie Munyama, Ana Pi, António Tavares, Moya Michael and Nashilongweshipwe Mushaandja
Moderator Bàrbara Raubert
10 places are available, to be distributed on a first-come-first-served basis.
Fill in the registration form here.
Submission deadline is 22 June 2021.
Contact and Assistance
For any inquiries, please be in touch with Engagement & Production Manager Eva Broberg.