• Photo: TPO

  • Photo: TPO

  • Photo: TPO

  • Photo: TPO

Kurdish Garden

Italy’s Company TPO teamed up with UK-based Kurdish visual artist Rebwar Saed to create this amazing theatrical experience Kurdish Garden.

With the audience led into a digitally created world of astonishing sounds and images, the story unfolded as dazzling dance, sumptuous paintings and the latest computer technology took children on a unique exploration of another culture.

Kurdish Garden  toured the UK in 2007 going to the Purcell Room Southbank Centre, the egg Theatre Royal in Bath, Leicester’s Spark Children’s Arts Festival, Ireland’s Solstice Arts Centre and Scotland’s macrobert Arts Centre.

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  • ‘The audience is led into a digitally created world of astonishing sounds and images, where every movement made alters the visual display as the virtual garden bursts into bloom and life’

    Stanley Halls, The Guardian – Croydon

  • ‘It is extraordinary. It is mesmerizing. It was a sensual feast of colour sound and movement based on themes form Kurdish culture and art...’

    Western Daily Press, Harry Mottram

  • ‘Dance, vibrant lighting, visual and art music will take children on unique exploration of another culture through four imaginary gardens. Each garden is inspired by Rebwar’s childhood in Kurdistan and is linked to a different colour and his own special memories.’

    What’s On, Waking Dance Festival