Xenos - 14-18 NOW
14-18 NOW / Programme / Xenos


London / Edinburgh

Image credit: Nicol Vizioli

Created and performed by Akram Khan, XENOS explored 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 marked 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 blended Indian classical dance with contemporary choreography in powerful and moving synergy.

Commissioned by 14-18 NOW and sponsored by COLAS

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