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Let us Believe in the Beginning of the Cold Season

Sachli Gholamalizad/ KVS | BE

She lives inside the folds of the atlas, between two maps. Cradled, to the left, in Belgium; rooted to the right, in Iran. In between, a captivating no-man’s land, all hers. Theatre maker Sachli Gholamalizad [1982] impressed Boulevard audiences in 2016 and 2018 with her family histories A Reason to Talk and [Not] My Paradise. This summer she is adding nuance to visitors’ views of womanhood. Her musical tale Let us Believe in the Beginning of the Cold Season cuts definitions of ‘woman’ and ‘emancipation’ loose from the [Western] concrete they have been poured into. Sachli departs from songs, poetry, and research into two Iranian pioneers of womanhood: pop singer Googoosh [1950], who idolises her sexuality, and the modest poet Forough Farrokhzad [1934-1967].

Text and performance: Sachli Gholamalizad

  • 6 t/m 7 August 2019
  • 6 Aug 2019 at 17:00
    7 Aug 2019 at 19:00
  • Location Verkadefabriek
    Small hall
  • Running time 90 min.
  • Entrance price €17
  • Friend price €15,50
  • Type Theatre
  • Attainability Shuttle bus and within walking distance (20 min.) of the Festivalplein
  • Taal Engels gesproken, Nederlands boventiteld, Engels boventiteld
  • Facilities Toilet facilities available
    Catering available
  • Accessibility Ringleiding / infraroodsysteem aanwezig, Wheelchair accessible
  • Guest in the Conversation of the day on Wo 7 aug
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