Faustin Linyekula / Studios Kabako (CG)

Drums and Digging

Tanz im August

"Drums and Digging" is a journey from choreographer Faustin Linyekula's remote childhood village to the ruined palaces of former dictator Mobutu Sese Seko. One question fuelled the research: How can Faustin and his travel companions continue and stand up in the middle of ruins and chaos and keep searching for new dreams…

Artistic direction Faustin Linyekula
With Papy Ebotani, Rosette Lemba, Faustin Linyekula, Pasco Losanganya, Véronique Aka Kwadeba, Yves Mwamba, Pasnas
Scenography Bärbel Müller
Light Virginie Galas

Music recorded and mixed by Faustin Linyekula during celebrations in Obilo and Gbadolite. Obilo, Jamos and Obilo drummers. Gbadolite : Sese and the Lenge Gbado group.

In live, Mongo songs taught by Mère Evala in Kinshasa.

Production Studios Kabako – Virginie Dupray
Co-production Festival d’Avignon, KVS (Bruxelles, Théâtre de la Ville (Paris), Theaterformen (Hannover/Braunschweig) 
Supported by DRAC Ile-de-France – French Ministry of Culture and Communication.

Duration: 90 minutes


Artistic direction : Faustin Linyekula


  • Past
    Fri 16.8.2013, 21:00 / HAU1
    Sat 17.8.2013, 21:00 / HAU1


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