Feras Shaheen

“I don’t know if I want a ‘main’ focus.”

Feras Shaheen

Feras Shaheen is a Sydney based dancer/performer and choreographer. we discuss;

  • making a show with your mum – ferasshaheen.com.au/19772986
  • Dabke
  • street dancing
  • working freelance
  • transparency when it comes to institutional agenda
  • Klapping – ferasshaheen.com.au/Klapping
  • humour
  • initiation
  • church
  • getting into installation
  • foundations
  • Palestinian heritage
  • Nick Power
  • how to say yes
  • getting burnt out
  • the problem with expectations of being “professional”
  • arabic poetry


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Matt Cornell is based in the Asia-Pacific region and grew up in Darwin, on Larrakia land. He works through dance, choreography, sound, photography, and discussion to question the arbitrary configuration of systems, and is passionate about overcoming cognitive bias... to ask better questions… to dissolve malignant social narratives.

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