Hoxton Hall, 130 Hoxton Street, London N1 6SH
Paul Maheke & Melika Ngombe Kolongo (Nkisi)
*New Commission, supported by Arts Council England and Institut Français, London.
Paul Maheke and Melika Ngombe Kolongo (Nkisi) will collaborate to produce a performance using African cosmology from the Bantu-Kongo and creation stories as its source material. A collaboration of music, design and performance, music producer Nkisi will provide the soundtrack and Ariel Efraim Ashbel the lighting design, within which Maheke will perform. This work is developed in collaboration with Performa in New York, where it will tour after its presentation in London.
Photos by Manuela Barczewski