A Musical About Mitumba in Köln and Düsseldorf

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We all know what Mitumba is, and now they have a play/musical about it that premiers in Köln tomorrow. Further details on the synopsis, venues and times below:

„MITUMBA – THE HAPPENING“ by STEPHANIE THIERSCH/MOUVOIR

Using a typical African flea market, the makers of „Mitumba“, choreographers and dancers from Europe and East Africa combine contemporary dance with music and drama. „Mitumba“ uses the circulation of second hand clothing as a starting point for its artistic work and at the same time as a methaphor, to protest the mechanisms of the neoliberal market. In the form of an interactive happening, „Mitumba“ asks how mobility and a constantly changing society affects the artistic practice.
„Mitumba“ is a supported project of the Academy of the Arts of the World.
 
(Premiere) Saturday, 13.4. and Sunday, 14.4.2013
Time: 8 pm
Venue: Rautenstrauch-Joest-Museum, Cäcilienstraße 29-33, 50667 Köln
Tickets: free. Clothing donations are welcomeRegistration requested: Tel. 0221-9854530 
THE ACADEMY INVITES YOU
14.04.2013, to an artist talk (in English) with Stephanie Thiersch/Mouvoir and the Mitumba collective, following the performance.   
further performance dates:
18./19./20.4.2013, 8 pm, tanzhaus nrw, Düsseldorf
03.5.2013, 5 pm, Alte Feuerwache, Köln, Festival tanz nrw 13
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