Dialogues on the Edge brings together the works of Roshanak Jaberi and Doris Rajan, in a filmed site-specific performance at the Canadian Museum for Human Rights in Winnipeg. The project features re-imagined excerpts of No Woman’s Land and the play A Tender Path, to commemorate International Human Rights Day. ‘The Initiation’ is the first step in examining the possibility of solidarity learning through performance art.
Part of Building Solidarity from the Margins: A Human Rights forum organized by the Institute for Research and Development on Inclusion and Society (IRIS).
Director – Soheil Parsa
Director of Photography & Editor – Jaek Eastcott
Producer & Playwright – Doris Rajan
Producer & Choreographer – Roshanak Jaberi
Assistant Camera – Bren Eastcott
Sound Design & Composition (No Woman’s Land) – Thomas Ryder Payne
Sound Design (A Tender Path) – Jaek Eastcott
Sound – Jacob Sidhu
Production Assistant & Stage Manager – Rachel Baziuk
Video Production & Technical Lead – Erick Nettel, Nettel Media Inc.
No Woman’s Land was created with Karen Kaeja & Nickeshia Garrick along with the original cast of the 2019 production.
Doris Rajan* as Fatima, Karen Kaeja (dancer), Nickeshia Garrick (dancer), Sara Arenson as Michelle, Chanin Lee Payea as Isabelle, Erick Blais* as Ken/British Lawyer
The Royal Winnipeg Ballet School, Recreational Division – Ria Bernadette Sarsaba, Dailia Martin, Maryn Woo, Natalie Dyck, Amanda Gregan
* The Actor appears through the courtesy of Canadian Actors’ Equity Association
** The Actor was contracted through The Alliance of Canadian Cinema, Television and Radio Artists (ACTRA)
The Institute for Research and Development on Inclusion and Society (IRIS) is a national organization that provides research and social development leadership to address the needs of marginalized communities, with a focus on mental health and disability.
Canada Council for the Arts
PEI Association for Community
Living Inclusion Winnipeg
Warriors Against Violence Society
Saint John Human Development