Dorine Mokha (1989, DRC) was a Congolese dancer, choreographer and author, artistic co-director of ART’gument Project in Lubumbashi and associated artist with Studios Kabako in Kisangani. Open to multidisciplinarity, he has participated in numerous workshops in theatrical improvisation, film initiation, theatre writing, project writing and more recently in visual criticism and artistic production. He participated in international programs such as the Pan-African PAMOJA Residencies (2013-2015), the TURN Fund Meeting (2014), the Berlin Platform – Goethe Institute Coproduction Fund (2018); Avignon Festival, the Ruhrtriennale, the Theater der Welt or the Theaterformen. Scholar 2014-2015 of the Akademie Schloss Solitude, Laureate 2016 of the Triennial Dance Dance of Africa Dance of the French Institute, Jury 2017 of the Zurcher Kontal Bank Prize or Laureate 2019 of the Pro Helvetia Research Residence. Dorine Mokha (1989 – 2021) was a member of On-Trade-Off and tragically passed away in 2021.

“Congo’s resources are exported to feed the industries all over the world since colonialism. My performance imagines the day when the artists will wake up from the virus of oblivion: We will then assemble our memories and start to tell the story differently.” (Dorine Mokha)

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02 March 2022