»In Memoriam Dorine Mokha.« A contribution on Contemporary And (C&)
Dorine Mokha performing in »Fluss im Bauch // Fleuve dans le ventre« in Kinshasa, 2019. Photo: Lucille de Witte
The congolese choreographer, author and dancer Dorine Mokha who was a fellow of Akademie Schloss Solitude in 2014 died on January 8, 2021 at the age of 31 in Lubumbashi/DR Congo.
The current fellows Christ Mukenge and Lydia Schellhammer remember their colleague and good friend on the online platform C&.
Our heartfelt condolences go out to his family, friends, and loved ones, as well as to all the members of the arts community. In one of the last projects Dorine undertook, Letter from Lubumbashi, a documentary project by Studios Kabako, Dorine wrote: »And if you get this letter, it will mean that I have survived … along with my dreams.«