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'Une Rupture' by Fana Tshabalala

When? 20 March – 5 April Where? Around Southern Africa as part of a Southern African tour (see locations below). More info on This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or www.alliance.org.za

Promising young choreographer and performer Fana Tshabalala, who has established a strong artistic relationship with France and in particular French choreographer Michel Kelemenis, presents his solo ‘Une Rupture’ as part of a tour in the French cultural network in Southern Africa. In this work, Tshabalala conveys the following message: “it is not what we see with our naked eyes that defines the content and the context of the structure, usually what one sees tends to camouflage the reality. What happens when the eyes, heart and mind agree on one thing, that does it mean that is the reality ... My body and my soul will tell a story that my mind and eyes refuse/restrict to think and see, the next person will take a journey into reality of misjudged structure, the structure of me, you, us, and them.” His solo "Une rupture" premièred at New Dance festival in September 2011.

20 March             Alliance française of Maseru
21 March             Alliance française of Durban
23 March             Alliance française of Pretoria
24 March             Alliance française of Port Elizabeth
31 March             Alliance française of Johannesburg, as part of the Francophonie Day
5 April                 Alliance française of Gaborone

With the support of the French cultural network in Southern Africa, the French Institute of South Africa and the Embassy of France in Southern Africa.

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