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Ali Moini

Co-presented with New York Live Arts & the Hermès Foundation's New Settings Program

US Premiere
Tue, Sep 29 & Wed, Sep 30
at 7:30pm

New York Live Arts

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Iranian artist Ali Moini delivers a complex investigation of identity and oppression in Lives. The tension between his selves—fictional, political, mythical, and real—becomes tangible onstage through a constrictive set, striking projections, and meticulous sound design. As Moini performs a delicate dance in the midst of these fragmented manifestations of self, a haunting meditation on the struggle for reconciliation, reclamation, and freedom emerges.


About Ali Moini

Ali Moini (b. 1974, Iran) is a performer and choreographer whose interdisciplinary work often explores the nature of identity. With a background in classical singing and music composition, he studied theatre in Tehran where he was also a member of the Mehr Theater Group. In 2009, Moini completed a course on choreographic creation and research on contemporary dance in Lisbon (PEPCC), followed by an MA in Choreography and Performance from CNDC Angers in 2015. He has presented his performance pieces at major venues and festivals in France including Festival d’Automne Paris, Montpellier Danse, Théâtre National de Chaillot Paris, and Théâtre de la cité international in Paris which premiered Lives in 2013.



Co-presented with New York Live Arts and the Hermès Foundation’s New Settings program.
Image: Lives © Mathilde Delahay

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New York Live Arts
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New York, NY 10011

In English


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