Dancing Our Stories

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Dancing Our Stories is connecting different people through contemporary dance and storytelling with each other – first in a safer space and eventually publically on a digital platform. This artistic collaboration between Migration Hub Heidelberg, Inter-Actions and the TikTok program #CreatorsForDiversity is centering around the body.

Which stories can be told through the body and what experiences are articulated in this process? How are different bodies politicized and how can movement function as language of expression?

Our target audience are people who reflect the diversity of our city Heidelberg. We especially want to offer space for people who’s stories are often unheard or ignored, for instance BIPoC (Black Indigenous People of Color), people with experience of displacement, Muslims, Jews, teenagers, senior citizens, disabled people, and people from the LGBTQIA+ community. Together we want to try out a new digital stage and use the platform TikTok to unite different people through dance.

Follow us on TikTok @dancingourstories.