MABOUNGOU: Being in The World (film screening & artist panel)
A Special Tubman Talks and Department of Dance Event
On Wednesday November 1st, The School of the Arts, Media, Performance and Design (AMPD) will host a screening of the 2023 biographical documentary MABOUNGOU: Being in the World (48 minutes) followed by a discussion panel featuring Governor General’s Performing Arts Award-winner Zab Maboungou and three internationally renown dance artists – Isaac Akrong, Florent Nikiéma, and Pulga Muchochoma. This special event is a collaboration between the Department of Dance and the Harriet Tubman Institute, addressing how colonial pasts inform the present experience of dance artists of African descent working in the diasporas.
Panel Moderator: Collette ‘Coco’ Murray, arts educator and doctoral student in Dance
The McLean Performance Studio is fully accessible.
Sponsored by PUBLIC: journal of art, culture and ideas.
This event will be presented in English and French.
Mouvement Perpétuel is an award-winning Montreal-based independent film, video, and new media production company specializing in arts programming. Co-directors Marlene Millar and Philip Szporer create impressionistic dance-media films, arts documentaries and multi-channel video installations. MABOUNGOU: Being in the World has received critical success at dance and film festivals around the world since its release in 2023.