Mehdi FARAJPOUR is an Iranian choreographer and artistic director for ORIANTHEATRE Dance Company based in Paris. He began as a theatre artist but now is considered as conceptual performance artist. Mehdi’s artistic career covers various fields such as dance, video, photography, poetry, theatre and performance art. He divides his time between creating shows and teaching his movement method called EMPTY BODY.
Workshop: Empty Body / A MEDITATIVE DANCE LANDSCAPE
Empty Body is a point where Dance, Theatre and Performance art come together with eastern philosophy including Persian poetry and Sufism. Therefore, the principle challenge for practitioners is to reach and perceive a state of emptiness, both in body and mind. In this way, the method becomes an endless personal research.