Ensemble piece exhume buried cries / Beauty love / Reanimate the dead
For her latest creation, Khadija El Kharraz Alami looks for the world of her ancestors. With dance, song, music, customs, scarcity, sharing, rituals and traditions, she awakens parts of herself that she would otherwise not have met, parts that would have ended up lost.
Ensemble piece exhume buried cries
Ensemble piece exhume buried cries is a myth about a people, el Hayawan*, el Ghoul*, Shjema T’wila* who completely follow their own rhythms not identifying fully to one idea or culture nor stand solidly against the known. They exist and move in a parallel world with us. They are not sure of things in our dimension, they are sure of other things in their dimensions which they gladly share with us. They move simultaneously in the past, present, future into the imaginal.
* el Hayawan: creatures
* el Ghoul: “evil” spirit
* Shjema T’wila: tall trees
For her new creation Khadija El Kharraz Alami hangs out a lot in her ancestral environments where they moved and reside. She immerses herself in the customs, dance, music, sharing, scarcity, rituals and traditions to awaken sides of herself that she otherwise does not encounter and may be lost.
Reanimate the dead
What are the undiscovered cries that are forcibly buried and have no space to develop freely? What does it see, move, sound like and tell us when we revive it?