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Coupé-décalé  choreography
Bernardo Montet   2005
Tamar Getter - Stage design and live drawing


In Nouchi (Ivorian slang), coupé means "to cheat" and décalé means to "run away", so coupé-décalé basically means to cheat somebody and run away. The 'somebody' cheated is generally interpreted to mean France or the West/Europe. In the context of this piece - CUT AND MOVE  or CUT AND SHIFT OFF.   בעברית - הכה וברח 

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