A night of three distinct performances exploring ghosts as socio-cultural movement and human energy from without and within.
London Lucumi Choir photograph©Nadjib Le Fleurier
Referencing the ghost of deracination, and the idea of the created boundaries between migrating societies and their cultures : utilizing an empty interior as a signifier for the longing and sorrow for the lost ‘home’ to animate the movement between the two places of physical and psychological dislocation.
“It wasn’t easy, because you leave your home,
your possessions, your memories, your youth,
you leave your dead there………
and carry their memories in music and; dance”.
Ali Oney removed from Rethymno Crete to Ayvalik Turkey. Population Exchange 1923.
( introducing Oshun), Jacob V Joyce. Jacob will also be giving a run down on each Orisha in his own, inimitable style.