The Dance Current / Telling Stories of Oppression

Performative arts, dance and theatre holds great potential for telling unseen stories. Embodied performance can initiate a learning process into reality-based experiences of people who have been subjected to extreme oppressive circumstances.

Carol’s Dance Notes / No Woman’s Land

No Woman’s Land interprets experiences of refugee women, focusing an artistic lens toward their resilience and courage. In 2016, Roshanak Jaberi began working with her research collaborators Doris Rajan, of the Institute for Research and Development on Inclusion and Society (IRIS), and Dr. Shahrzad Mojab, of the University of Toronto. Interviews were conducted by community facilitators with women who have come to Canada as refugees.