Torobaka, Akram Khan and Israel Galvan
Torobaka, Akram Khan and Israel Galvan ©

photo by Jean Louis Fernandez

Wednesday 24 September 2014 - 00:00 to Friday 26 September 2014 - 00:00
Auditorium Conciliazione, Roma

Photo Copyright: Jean-Louis Fernandez

At the RomaEuropa Festival, the Italian premiere of Torobaka, the outcome of a brand new collaboration between Akram Khan and Israel Galván. The performance is not an ethnic exchange between traditions, an exercise in global dance, it is about creating something from a way of understanding dance – derived, certainly, from dancing kathak and flamenco – that harks back to the origins of voice and of gesture, before they began to produce meaning: mimesis rather than mimicry.

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