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In 2020/21 people from Ubuntuhuis, neighbours and artists of the neighbourhood make a dance-theater performance at cultural center Het Wilde Westen to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the Ubuntuhuis.
Ubuntu comes from the Zulu saying: “Umuntu ngumuntu ngabantu” and means “I am what I am because of who we all are.”
We explore this theme together and find beside other that improvisation performances reflects the ubuntu philosophy nicely: Joining a field where you can enter and participate in an own way as leader, follower or witness.
We develop a common language by dancing, playing, performing, and celebrating together,



How to celebrate the 10th anniversary of Ubuntuhuis with a dance theater performance during the pandemic.
By Susi Rosenfeld & Susan Bink, Utrecht, NL

Presented on December 2nd 2020 at the online symposium
“Reconnect Participative Dance” by AktionTanz, Germany

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Video by Culturele Zondag

Video by Tessel Schmidt, Music Amara Tiabate, Performance by Susan Bink, Tessel Schmidt, Susi Rosenfeld

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