SALT TO SOUL
Salt To Soul was conceived in Palestine and performed so far in Cape Town (2015) and Jeju Island (2015).
Salt To Soul is about displacement and occupation
Jeju Island, South Korea (2015)
Performed for Jieaf Festival.
Photo by JIEAF
Salt To Soul, Seoul (2015), performed in the VAC space. Music by Aloïs Yang.
Cape Town, South Africa (2015)
Performed for the Institute of Palestine in South Africa and the Museum of Palestine in Cape Town.
Salt To Soul, Cape Town (2015), performed for the Institute of Palestine in South Africa and the Museum of Palestine in Cape Town. Curated by Anis Daraghma. Music Aloïs Yang.
Description of Salt To Soul
Salt To Soul refers to the hostile world of war, injustice and destruction of our planet and the harassment of lives and people. It is a performance about dispacement and occupation, the struggle of refugees and those who are threatened by forced occupation of their homes. The title mentions salt, which represents a necessity of life and was a mineral that was used since ancient times in many cultures as a seasoning, a preservative, a disinfectant, a component of ceremonial offerings, and as a unit of exchange. Salt is great for skin exfoliation. The Bible contains numerous references to salt. In various contexts, it is used metaphorically to signify permanence, loyalty, durability, fidelity, usefulness, value, and purification. So Salt to Soul signifies history and culture to essence, an essence that belongs to all humanity and has no race.