IRAQISMS

A SERIES OF ARTISTIC AND CULTURAL EVENTS

7 October 2019, 6 PM - 9 PM

Rosa Luxemburg Stiftung - Beirut Office and curator Rasha Salah, in partnership with Dar El-Nimer for Arts and Culture, invite you to the opening of Iraqisms, a series of artistic and cultural events. Iraqisms sheds light on the current art scene inside Iraq and in the diaspora.

The opening reception will feature Dress Code, a video installation by Mahmoud Obaidi; Back to the Future, a multimedia installation by Adel Abidin, and a tribute from Palestine to Iraq through a recital of Mahmoud Darwish's poetry by Raeda Taha.

Following the opening, the events will include a talk by Sinan Antoon, an encounter with Dia Azzawi and a live presentation of his installation Wounded Soul, in addition to film screenings and encounters with directors, including Samir, Adel Khaled, Dhyaa Joda, Mohamad Al-Daradji, Parine Jaddo and Nadia Shihab. The closing event will feature an Iraqi music session with a presentation by music critic Samer Almashall, in the presence of composer Kawkab Hamza.

Location: Second Floor

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