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How to hold onto your identity when you're severed from your roots. Syrian dancer and choreographer Mithkal Alzghair, drawing on his own experience as a refugee for his piece, Displacement. It's been showing at Sadler's Wells, London, this month as part of the Shubbak festival of Arab culture. But we have a little bit of indulging, we need to maybe remember who we are.
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I choose to dance the Syrian dance, traditional dance, the first dance which is named
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dance that is name. The one dance, it's with dance feet, with the legs and other, with arms with hand. I tried to put the light on the individual, and how we can see the individual inside the group, how we can see our relation to that community.
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And do we see the community or do we see the individual?