Using ancient texts from Islamic and Hindu traditions, 5 Streams is internationally acclaimed director Ibrahim Quraishi’s personal rumination on a world torn apart by conflicts and brought together by shared histories and identities. Explosive sounds, hypnotic voices, live video, and installation of bodies offer a sensory journey through the realities and mythologies of South Asia. This multi-media performance installation includes an extraordinary international team of collaborators and performers including music by Nocq and Paul Miller a.k.a DJ Spooky and choreographer and dance by Parul Shah. Photo Credit: La Frances Hu  

Using ancient texts from Islamic and Hindu traditions, 5 Streams is internationally acclaimed director Ibrahim Quraishi’s personal rumination on a world torn apart by conflicts and brought together by shared histories and identities. Explosive sounds, hypnotic voices, live video, and installation of bodies offer a sensory journey through the realities and mythologies of South Asia. This multi-media performance installation includes an extraordinary international team of collaborators and performers including music by Nocq and Paul Miller a.k.a DJ Spooky and choreographer and dance by Parul Shah.


Photo Credit: La Frances Hu

 


5 Streams

Conceived and Created by Ibrahim Quraishi

Pakistan, India, Nepal, France, Indonesia, USA

UTR 2006 - Asia Society