House by house, they recall the occupants in their imagination, he from his street in Iraq, she from her street in Belgium. And what turns out to be the case? The stories of the residents are more often than not surprisingly similar. Jessa Wildemeersch and Mokhallad Rasem have worked together before, among other things with Long Days. Short Stories, Monde.com, Caligula, Djinny
In Ik ben mijn straat
, Mokhallad and Jessa use words, images and memories to make a connection between their social environments in Iraq and Belgium. They end up with the present, with who they are now, with beauty and transience.
On the weekends of 28-29 August, 4-5 and 11-12 September 2021, this show will also be performed in an outdoor version. When you buy a ticket, you will also be given the address of where the performance starts, along with the exact time.