Chant for Hope

opening of the Dhaka Art Summit on February 3, 2023

Inspired by the history of the language movement and movement of language in Bangladesh, visitors get swept into the trance conjured by a participatory dancing sculpture which injects energy to propel makers (of history) past exhaustion.

Commissioned by Samdani Art Foundation in partnerschip with KANAL – Centre Pompidou

Concept, direction and scenography Miet Warlop
Soundscape Micha Volders
Technique Janneke Hertoghs
Production Management Michelle Vosters, Miet Warlop

with the support of Samdani Art Foundation, KANAL- Centre Pompidou, the Flemish government, NTGent, EUNIC