• A Festival of Ideas
  • January 22 - 26, 2020
  • Guelph

Zab Maboungou

Founder of the renowned Zab Maboungou / Danse Nyata Nyata Company, artist-choreographer and performer, philosophy professor and author, Zab Maboungou has distinguished herself on all fronts of artistic and cultural action. Through her works and involvement in artistic and cultural development, she has managed to translate and implant another presence and another focus for the imagination. The author of several articles on dance and the book “Heya Danse! Historique, poétique et didactique de la danse africaine” (2005), her reputation as a public speaker and “public intellectual” make her very sought-after wherever there is a meeting between “arts, knowledge and people”. Her original technique of movement, called Loketo, is now a model of its kind.