Papy Ebotani, photo by Ula Sickle.

Papy Ebotani,
photo by Ula Sickle

Workshop Description

Sharjah Biennial 12 artist Papy Ebotani will conduct a creative movement workshop that explores the presence and placement of the body within space. The workshop is open to participants with a background in dance, choreography or theatre arts, and will include a series of exercises with a particular focus on improvisation.

Papy Ebotani has been a dancer for over fifteen years. He is an associate artist at Studios Kabako in Kisangani, Democratic Republic of Congo, and has worked with fellow SB12 artist and choreographer Faustin Linyekula since 2001. His performances include: Engundele, a quatuor (2009), Parlement debout (2007) and Na tempo (2004) which have been presented in Europe, Africa and the United States. Ebotani lives and works in Kisangani.
SB12 Monthly Talks is a series of artist talks, workshops and conversations with SB12 artists, presented by Sharjah Art Foundation in support of Sharjah Biennial 12: The past, the present, the possible, which will be on view 5 March to 5 June 2015.


To register, please email .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address), including information about your past experience in dance, choreography or theatre arts. Registration will be confirmed by email.

Kindly note that the last day for registration is 1 March 2015.

All events are free and open to the public.