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Faustin Linyekula: Banataba

World Premiere
by Faustin Linyekula with Moya Michael

Saturday, September 9, 2 pm and 7 pm
Sunday, September 10, 12 pm and 3:30 pm

This new MetLiveArts commission showcases Congolese choreographer Faustin Linyekula in the Museum's Vélez Blanco Patio. Art from the Kingdom of Kongo in The Met's galleries, a shifting political landscape, and the tumultuous history of his homeland all serve as muses for this insightful and provocative dancer.

Gallery 534, Vélez Blanco Patio
Tickets start at $65

Bring the Kids for $1.

Faustin Linyekula's new commission is presented in collaboration with the French Institute Alliance Française (FIAF) as part of FIAF's Crossing the Line Festival 2017.

Tickets to this event include same day Museum admission.

Check availability for pre- and post-theatre dining in The Dining Room! Reservations may also be made by phone at 212-570-3975.

Above: Faustin Linyekula. Photo by Agathe Poupeney