Relive ExploreZ Festival 2020

A festival in times of corona, ExploreZ took place from 5 to 25 October 2020. A blog, an aftermovie and photos.

ExploreZ Festival 2020

Monday the 5th till sunday the 25th of October. Different locations.

The 5th edition of the international ExploreZ festival will take place in October 2020.

Christian Guerematchi NAM - Non Aligned Movement

Saturday the 24th of October, 20.00 uur, ZID Theater.

This dance-solo by Christian Guerematchi is an artistic search for the black European identity and a research of codes of the black body.

Rebel, work in progress – Naïma Baraca

Sunday, October 25, 16.00 at the ZID theater.

Rebel is a solo performance by Naïma Baraka about a woman who has multiple personalities. Is she a fighter, a diva or a childlike dreamer? Or is she all at the same time?

Historia, work in progress – Issam Zemmouri

Sunday the 25th of October, 5 pm, ZID Theater. 

In his solo, choreographer and dancer, Issam Zemmouri combines contemporary dance, physical expression and kinetic poetry. HISTORIA is a journey beyond the Mediterranean Sea. 

Teleater - Cèlia Tort Pujol

Thursday the 8th of October, 2 pm, ZID Theater

live & online

The interdisciplinary performance "Teleater" will be presented, with which Pujol has completed her Master's degree at the Creative Performance Lab (CPL) of the Conservatorium Amsterdam.


Friday the 9th of October, 4 pm, ZID Theater. 


During this conference, various collaborating partners from all over Europe will talk about improving opportunities for immigrants within the culture sector and art education. 

Choose & Dare

Saturday, October 10 at 7 p.m. and 9 p.m., ZID Theater / Broedplaats Bouw.

live & online

A multidisciplinary event about making choices, created by young talent from the Netherlands and Germany, a collaboration between ZID Theater and Studio 7 (Germany).

One City, Many Faces

Sunday the 11th of October 11, 4 and 8 pm, at the OBA. 


A dynamic performance full of surprising duets based on the colourful cityscape of Amsterdam. 


A cool place

Friday the 16th of October, 12:00, ZID Theater, and part of Onzichtbare Stad # 1 on October 17 and 18. 


A cool place is a presentation by children, in which they reflect on public space through dance and theatre. Where do children "feel at home" and how do they make places their own? 

Best of ExploreZ and Our Odyssee

Friday the 16th of October, 20.00 uur, Podium Mozaïek.


A vibrant programme with short performances and the full show Our Odyssey by ZID Theater.

Onzichtbare Stad # 1/Invisible City

Sa 17 oct 8.00 PM | Su 18 oct 8.00 PM

Online broadcast via the Youtube link that we will post on ZID Facebook.

ID- Entity

Friday the 23rd of October, Conservatorium van Amsterdam

Because of the new measures, it will be a private performance for invited guests at the Amsterdam Conservatory. Master students of the Conservatorium of Amsterdam in the search for personal history, identity, fantasy and dreams.