Sophie on stage

interactive multi-media live-lecture-performance
60′ incl. Q&A
premiered at Nacht van de Filosofie Amsterdam, 2023
performed during Bucketlist Filosofie, de Rode Hoed 2023,
at Torpedo Theater, 2024

Together with philosopher Renate Schepen, I developed an interactive documentary lecture-show in which philosopher Sophie Bọ́sẹ̀dé Olúwọlé (1935 – 2018) is present in film-form.
We both talk about our experiences meeting and her, and get deeper into the concept of binary complementarity – an important aspect of Olúwọlé’s work on traditional Yorùbá philosophy.

In this show we honour this remarkable philosopher, as well as the traditional Ifá system, which she put on the map for its philosophical value.

Sophie on stage at de Rode Hoed in Amsterdam, November 2023.

For more information about Sophie Olúwọlé, her publications, and upcoming events go to this dedicated page.

Interested in booking the show? Please do let us know.

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