An Evening of Experimental Middle Eastern Dance
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Experimental Belly Dance EEMED
EEMED 2003 Video  Clip
Performances on the 2003 video
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Visitors Between Worlds
Performers: Perfumes of Araby

We are all visitors here. We pass through cultures, ages, genders and... realities. How do we connect?


Tucson
Performers: Desert Sin

When we weight ourselves with doubt and find no beauty in the world we deviate from harmony, and it is those we love most that provide us with the strength to bring ourselves back to a truthful, beautiful, and blameless life.


When the Gods Came Down From Off the Mountain
Performers: Tandemonium

A tribute to the women of Central Asia who removed their veils and danced in public only to be killed by their own family members for "dishonoring" them.


The Story of Laurel
Performer: Amara

Daphne, a wood nymph turns into a Laurel tree by her father in order to avoid the pursuing Apollo. She awakens only to re-live over and over the events which have lead her to an inescapable prison.


Ceremony of the Elements
Performers: Subee Djinn

Air, water, fire, and earth celebrate the energizing of a fifth element into the circle of life.


A Logical Trek Tribute
Performer: Anaheed

A playful presentation in honor of the first Air Date of "Star Trek" on September 8, 1966.


The Silent Era
Performer:
Sa' Elayssa

Negative Loop.


Shiva and Parvati Revisited
Performers: Meryem Vani & Taz

Parvati longs for the union of her distal half as the moon longs for the sun but the joining is fortuitous and the ending a surprise.


Between the Shadows, There's Steam
Performers: Tandemonium

Even in Central Asia, girls just want to have fun.


The Challenge
Performer: Tatianna

An example of how fear confines the soul.


Plan 9
Performers: Ya Helewa! and guests

A dark comedy inspired by Ed Wood's sci-fi genre, which combines the macabre with twisted elements of Middle Eastern dance.


Warning: This video contains nudity, violence, and other images which may not be suitable for all audiences. Viewer discretion is advised.

We hope this production makes you laugh, makes you cry, and gives you inspiration to explore and express yourself through dance.

Please feel free to share your questions or comments with Amara.

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