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New booking signature • L'Ouverture de Toussaint

  07 February 2022
louverture-de-toussaint © JC Polien
Zn Production welcome a new project : L'Ouverture de Toussaint, an opening on slavery history and the life of Toussaint Louverture, haïtian revolutionary general. A show written by Nappoleon Maddox, Sorg, Jowee Omicil and Cheick Tidiane Seck.
Toussaint Louverture was a black general who fought for french revolutionnaries armies then against the re-establishment of slavery before ending his life as a prisoner in Chateau de Joux (Doubs, France). This story resound particulary is the history of afro-american people. Nappoleon Maddox was inspirate by Toussaint Louverture's life for this new muscial project. 
"The story of Toussaint Louverture meens a lot to me. It is a topic as personal because I have always been interest into fighters for freedom or Pan-Africanism. Since I understood all of it, it apears to be obvious."  - Nappoleon Maddox