Performance in The Hague
‘A Ticket to Atlantis’ is a multi-disciplinary immersive performance that explores the relationship between the human being and body, on one side, and the sea, on the other. I made it in collaboration with the theater maker Mayar Alexan and the musician Santiago Cordoba.
The performance took the audience on a quest for lightness; as a state where we can let go of the burdens of our identity.
The performance departs from the genuine experiences and imageries of immigrants in the sea. And it ponders the following questions: What happens when a link is created between the obsession of finding a safe haven and the ancient myth of Atlantis, the lost sunken city? And what if the sea had a memory and a voice: What would it tell us…?
The performance is an encounter of man with the sea, with the unknown, with utopia, with solitude and with death.
This is an adaptation of the performance to a site on the shores of the North sea in The Hague, The Netherlands and during Dancing on the edge festival 2017.
This performance is co-produced and co-funded by DOTE festival and FPK.
- Photos by Giath Taha
- Dancing on the edge festival
- The Hague, 2017