5 October, 2023
5 October, 2023
PERFORMANCE, PREMIERE IN ROMANIA
performance, concept & director: Arkadi Zaides | performers: Arkadi Zaides, Emma Gioia | technical director: Etienne Exbrayat
🟣 Necropolis is a documentary and choreographic investigation that examines the concept of collective responsibility and focuses on commemorating the thousands of anonymous refugees who unfortunately failed to reach Europe safely.
🟣 Since 1993, UNITED for Intercultural Action, a network of hundreds of anti-racist organizations from all over Europe, has been compiling a list of refugees and migrants who lost their lives on their way to the continent. As of June 2022, when the latest updated version was released, the list included information on 48,647 reported deaths. The total toll is certainly much higher, as many people are neither found nor registered. The show of Arkadi Zaides, together with the artistic team, documents this invisible landscape is stretching in all directions across space and time and brings back to life the life of those unidentified, anonymous bodies.
🟣 Necropolis is presented in the ”Celebrating Trouble. Choreographic Convention” project, dedicated to performance and multidisciplinary arts. Between October 4th-8th 2023, in Timișoara, will take place dance and performance shows, exhibitions and panel discussions, held by speakers and performers from the international cultural area. For more details about the events, you can access the website www.4culture.ro or the 4Culture Facebook page
„Celebrating Trouble. Choreographic Convention” is organized and curated by: 4Culture Association, in collaboration with DanceWeb.
Media partners: Radio România Cultural, Modernism, Revista Zeppelin, Revista ARTA, Feeder, IQads, România Pozitivă, Revista Golan, Empower Art&Artists, Ziarul Metropolis, Happ.ro
The project is part of the national program “Timișoara – 2023 European Capital of Culture” and is financed through the European Echoes program, run by Timișoara Project Center, with funds allocated from the state budget, through the Ministry of Culture.
Part of the European cooperation project Life Long Burning (LLB) - Futures Lost and Found (2023-2026), funded by the European Union. Views and opinions expressed are however those of the author(s) only and do not necessarily reflect those of the European Union or the European Education and Culture Executive Agency (EACEA).
Neither the European Union nor the EACEA can be held responsible for them.