A euphoric dance party you will never forget!
Baba Karam – through Jamileh and Khordadian The summer sneak peek
concept and idea the art group Ful (Nasim Aghili, Malin Holgersson, Rani Nair)
performers Parwin Hoseinia, Rani Nair, Jafar the Superstar and Rasuul (George Chamoun)
voices/dance memories Sepideh Khodarahmi, Ardeshir Bibakabadi, Romina Houshmand, Khaled Alesmael, ZIKO Hama, Antonello Motta
direction and script Nasim Aghili
choreography Rani Nair together with the ensemble. Inspired by movements collected through an Open Call
interviews and editing of dance memories Malin Holgersson
Jafar the Superstar’s monologue: Edwin Safari
costume Björn Karlsson and Nasim Aghili together with the ensemble
produced by Ful in collaboration with the Gothenburg Dance and Theatre Festival/Stora Teatern, MDT – Stockholm and Rani Nair Production, with the support of the EU network Be SpectACTive, the Swedish Arts Council, the Swedish Arts Grants Committee, the City of Stockholm, Region Skåne, the City of Lund and Maxi grant from Stenkrossen
Drawing from the Iranian dance style Baba Karam and its use of male drag, audience participates in a celebration that challenges the traditional gender representations, making way for queer desires and overturning western dance conventions.
Ful is a Swedish art group founded in 2008 by Nasim Aghili, Malin Holgersson, Hanne Lindberg and Rani Nair. The collective bases its art on feminist ideas, investigations of the Middle Eastern diaspora and postcolonial aesthetics.
Running time 45′
show in English with Italian surtitles