Hakim Bah

Crédit photo Alexandre Gouzou

Born in Guinea, living in France, Hakim Bah is the author of several acclaimed and award-winning plays published by Lansman Editions, Théâtre Ouvert, Quartett éditions, and Éditions Passage(s).

His most acclaimed play, Convulsions, is based on an episode of the Atrides tragedy and centers around the themes of violence and possession.


Based on an episode of the Atrides tragedy, Convulsions deals with domestic, conjugal, social and economic violence. Whether in a baseball court or in an airport, the play centers around possession, territorial conquest, and exile.