Colonisation in Reverse: Jean-Léon Destiné Exhibition

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Jean-Léon Destiné (1918 – 2013) is known for his choreography that addresses Haiti’s history of resistance again colonialism and slavery. Featuring archival materials, some of which have never been presented in public before, Jean- Destiné’s rich and colourful career is brought to life Léon.

Colonisation in Reverse: Jean-Léon Destiné Exhibition is part of Let’s Dance International Frontiers (LDIF), an annual international dance festival produced by Serendipity UK.  The festival features performances, discussions, workshops and a conference exploring dance as a medium for positive change.

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