Listening Bodies | Serge Aimé Coulibaly (Burkina Faso)

With Listening Bodies

Serge Aimé Coulibaly, born in Bobo-Dioulasso (Burkina Faso), is one of the most successful choreographers on the African continent today. The works of his Faso Danse Théâtre tour worldwide. He himself is a welcome guest at numerous international festivals and performing arts institutions and has received several awards. He sees his art as a place where he can make a political statement and also as a way of giving hope, activating young people and fostering dreams of alternative futures.

In the podcast, he talks about his artistic beginnings, the political activism of his youth in the time of President Thomas Sankara, long-standing collaborations that inform his work, and Ankata, the international laboratory he created for research and production in the performing arts.