What makes home when millions are on the move?
The exciting and innovative Aakash Odedra Company is building an international ensemble incorporating talented young Turkish contemporary dancers. Using a fusion of styles #JeSuis (In Progress) explores personal stories of conflict, media manipulation, displacement and identity.
What makes home when millions are on the move? Each performance of #JeSuis (In Progress) will be followed by: JOURNEYS – The Art of Displacement Aakash Odedra Company and Journeys Festival International share the inspiration for their work, including artistic contributions from European partners, and invite an audience response and debate to issues of displacement and the meaning of ‘‘home’’.
Winner of the Amnesty International Freedom Of Expression Award 2017
Commissioned by Contact.
Co-production partners: Journeys Festival International (ArtReach), UK; Curve Theatre (Leicester) UK; Contact (Manchester) UK; Art Center New York University Abu Dhabi; Paradise is Here, Switzerland.
Commissioned by The Movement, a partnership between Birmingham Hippodrome, Sadler’s Wells and The Lowry.
Research and Development Supported by the British Council in Turkey and DanceXchange (UK)