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London / Edinburgh BOOK

Image credit: Nicol Vizioli

Created and performed by Akram Khan, XENOS explores the experience of an Indian colonial soldier in the first modern conflict, expressing both the beauty and horror of the human condition through sound, light and movement.

XENOS marks the final solo performances by Khan, one of Britain’s most revered dancers and choreographers. Taking inspiration from specific events during the First World War, this full-length solo work blends Indian classical dance with contemporary choreography in powerful and moving synergy.

Commissioned by 14-18 NOW and sponsored by COLAS

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