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Rui

The Albany Deptford, Commun, 2021
(devised theatre)
Co-devised: Jida Akil, Nikta Mohammadi, John Antony
Scenography: Jida Akil
Sound Design: Hadi Zeidan, Nikta Mohammadi,
Video Design: Ben Moon, Nikta Mohammadi, John Antony
Producer: Zahed Sultan & Sunayah Arshad for Commun

As part of COMMUN’s Haramacy residency programme for MENA & BIPOC creatives, artists & performers were commissioned to create peformance art pieces. Devised & designed over a period of 2 weeks and performed in a festival of live dance, music, and spoken word performances. Rui follows the dreamscape of a rambler walking between hills. She encounters her nightmares as she tries to find her way home. 



Photos: Sade Mia

© Jida Akil 2022