Mon, 14 Sept|
In Conversation with Sosina Wogayehu OAM
Join us as we chat with Sosina, founder of "The Ethiopian Circus Centre"
Time & Location
14 Sept 2020, 7:00 pm AEST
About the Event
In Conversation with Sosina Wogayehu AOM
Melbourne 7pm, Addis Ababa 12pm (midday), London 10am, Taipei 5pm
Join us as we chat with one of our featured creators, Sosina, who is currently establishing "The Ethiopian Circus Centre", a national centre which will provide training and employment opportunities for the youth of Ethiopia, and celebrate Ethiopia's extraordinary circus artists, culture and heritage.
The conversation will feature Sosi's amazing story of becoming Ethiopia's most successful circus artist and artist manager, as well as exploring her vision for the Ethiopian Circus Centre.
Chatting with Sosi will be two of her students, Wintana G/Meskel and Abraham Nibret, as well as several of her international colleagues, including:
- David Carlin, author of Sosina's biography, "The Abyssinian Contortionist", http://www.davidcarlin.net.au/
- Jasmine Straga, member of the Board of Directors of the Federation Mondiale du Cirque and Creative Director, JS Creations
- Anni Davey AOM, Artistic Director, The Flying Fruitfly Circus, https://fruitflycircus.com.au/
- Tim Cole, Taipei-based film maker and music producer specialising in cross-cultural Indigenous arts projects, https://timcolesoundart.com/