Events

The Body Remembers – Heather Agyepong

09/11/21 to 09/11/21
7.30pm - 9.00pm
Exeter Phoenix, Gandy Street, Exeter, UK
The Body Remembers - Heather Agyepong

About the event

The body is an archive. It remembers everything – even the things that the head forgets.

Heather Agyepong’s powerful new solo performance The Body Remembers explores how trauma lives in the body, particularly for Black British women across different generations. Through a unique and compelling relationship between the audience and artist, it creates a collective cathartic experience.

Created & performed by multidisciplinary artist & actor Heather Agyepong, The Body Remembers features interviews of Black British women in trauma recovery. The performance is inspired by the therapeutic practice of Authentic Movement with Agyepong as The Mover and the audience as The Witness.

Featuring dynamic projections and an immersive soundscape which help the audience to re-discover the power of self-reflection as the start of recovery and healing. Co-created by Imogen Knight (movement) and Gail Babb (dramaturgy), The Body Remembers creates a space for audience and artist to attend to themselves and each other.

How to book

For more information and to book visit – https://exeterphoenix.org.uk/events/the-body-remembers/ 

To celebrate the launch of Exeter Phoenix’s new season of performance, if you buy any three tickets or more across the performance programme and receive £2 off each ticket.

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