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Presented by Contact and Journeys International Festival

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

‘…a stunning piece of contemporary dance’

Edinburgh 49

‘This is truly dance that should mean something important to everyone. Freedom.’

East Midlands Theatre

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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)

  • Price
    £10 / £6 Concessions
  • Venue

    Space 1

  • Ages
    Over 12s.
  • Genre
Date Time
Tuesday 10 October 7:30pm Book
Wednesday 11 October 7:30pm Book
Thursday 12 October 7:30pm Book