Barges Mohammed Smahneh
Mohammed Smahneh – who goes by Barges – is a self-taught hip-hop and contemporary dance artist. He has won various break-dance battles in Palestine and performed in many international and local projects including: Badke, a co-production between KVS, les ballets C de la B & A.M. Qattan Foundation (2013-16, Belgium); B choreographed by Koen Augustijnen and Rosalba Torres (2017-2019, Belgium); Nomads Dance Camp directed by Dina Abu Hamdan with choreographers Jorge Crecis, Taoufiq Izzediou, and Samar Haddad King (2014, Jordan); Naji Ali with Botega Dance Company directed by Enzo Celli (2009, Italy); and was a champion in Floor Wars Battle (2012, Denmark). In 2004-5 Smahneh performed dabke in festivals in Spain and Greece. Mohammed has been a member of Yaa Samar! Dance Theatre (YSDT) since 2011.
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