The Afghan feminist performer, whose actions in public space resulted in her having to take refuge in Europe, returns here to her earliest performances, played between the age of five and thirteen in the familial female confinement. The transgression does not wait for the number of years…
Kubra Khademi (AF / FR)
Kubra Khademi, born in 1989 in Kabul, and studied fine arts at Kabul University and at the Beaconhouse University in Lahore. A feminist artist, who with her performance Armor (2015) in the Kabul city-centre, denounces a society where women are persecuted. She had to flee her native country for France. A Knight in the Ordre des Arts et des Lettres, she exhibited in the windows of the Ministry of Culture at the Palais Royal in Paris, at the Palais de la porte dorée (Visions d’Exil Festival). She has been performing at the invitation of museums, festivals (including the SIGNAL Festival in Brussels in September 2018) and theatres. Latitudes Prod handle her engagements.
Studio Thor, Brussels
Design: Kubra Khademi. External view: Nino Laisné. Production: Latitudes Prod. (Lille). Co-production: Théâtre National de Bretagne; CND d’Orléans Centre-Val de Loire Orléans; Accueil Studio Ballets du Nord CCN de Roubaix; Reception in residence Maison Folie de Wazemmes (Lille); Musée de la danse (Rennes). With the support of the POROSUS Foundation.