Bissane Al Charif, Chrystèle Kodr & Waël Ali

I once entered a garden

I once entered a garden
I once entered a garden

09.02 – 17.02.2019

This interactive installation, somewhere between documentary and fiction, takes as its starting point intimate tales of first sexual experiences in times of war and peace in the Middle East. The work is based on testimonies from several generations of citizens from Palestine, Iraq, Lebanon and Syria, adults’ memories of their teenage years.

 

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conceived by Bissane Al Charif & Chrystèle Khodr in collaboration with Waël Ali | sound designer Hadi Deaibes & Simon Pochet | technical director Nadim Deaibes | the first phase of the project was produced with the support of AlMawred AlThaqafy and presented in Zoukak Studio during the Redzone Festival 2018

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IN THE WAR IN SYRIA THERE IS AN EXCESS OF IMAGES, AND YET WE DO NOT SEE VERY MUCH.

A conversation with Chrystèle Khodr & Waël Ali

IN THE WAR IN SYRIA THERE IS AN EXCESS OF IMAGES,  AND YET WE DO NOT SEE VERY MUCH.
IN THE WAR IN SYRIA THERE IS AN EXCESS OF IMAGES,  AND YET WE DO NOT SEE VERY MUCH.

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Thu 13.12.18

Chrystèle Khodr & Waël Ali will present their first two collaborations at Moussem Cities: Temporary Stay and I once entered a garden.The two artists started collaborating two years ago. Distance and the attendant delays are part of their process and that is by no means a purely negative experience.