Live-streamed: Morning coffee with Khouloud Yassine
Saturday 22 May, 10:00 to 10:45
Join us for a talk with choreographer and dancer Khouloud Yassine, exploring the themes and process behind her performance Heroes – Surface of a Revolution.
This event is part of a series of “morning coffee” conversations with performers and practitioners who are participating in this year’s edition of BIPOD – Beirut International Platform of Dance.
Morning coffee with Khouloud Yassine is organized by BIPOD – Beirut International Platform of Dance in the framework of the festival’s 17th edition, Architecture of a Ruined Body. The festival is taking place from 16 May until 27 June 2021 in cooperation with Allianz Kulturstiftung, CND/Lyon, CCN Bourgogne Franche-Comté à Belfort/ Viadanse, Les Subsistances, Taldans, Menhir, Sareyyet Ramallah, Dan.Cin.Lab, Egomio Cultural Centre, and Rézodanse.
Khouloud Yassine is a choreographer, dancer, and actor. She holds a BA in Theater studies from the Lebanese University, and a BA in Choreography from the University of Paris 8. She has been collaborating with composer Khaled Yassine since 2007, with whom she has created the performances B Layle Men Azar, Entre Temps, Entre Temps2, and Heroes – Surface of a Revolution.
Founded by Maqamat in 2004, BIPOD – Beirut International Platform of Dance is a yearly festival that offers a rich international program of local and international dance performances, debates, conferences and workshops. BIPOD has played a major role in the development and establishment of a contemporary dance scene in Lebanon.