Mehdi Dahkan Seed Awards recipient

Mehdi Dahkan Profile
P1016111
W4 A4062

Themes

  • Free expression/civil society
  • Reexamining history
  • Other(s)

Disciplines

  • Artistic Research
  • Dance
  • Performance
  • Theater

Country

  • Morocco
Mehdi Dahkan is a Moroccan dancer and photographer. He is the founder and artistic director of Generation Z (Jil Z in Arabic), a collective of dancers and movement artists based in Tangier. As a choreographer, he aims to present thought-provoking performances inspired by the social issues confronting Moroccan, Arab, and African youth. Mehdi has participated in several festivals, such as Festival Haraka and Les Rencontres Chorgraphiques de Casablanca. Through his work, he questions the politics of space and the body by integrating urban and contemporary practices.
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