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An in depth interview with Mohamed El Khatib (in French)

A radio interview by France Culture Fictions / Théâtre et Cie. More information on the performance, playdates and credits are to be found here.

Mohamed El Khatib is an author, theatre and film director. As a multidiscipline artist, he declares himself to be an expert on nothing and curious about everything, with a desire to formulate aesthetic and political questions. Through his works he envisages contemporary creation as an experience, a social act whose most demanding aesthetic dimension confronts the most pedestrian triviality. The starting point is always an encounter, out of which a process of research and a very long period of immersion develop with the people he works with, in order to be as familiar as possible with their words and co-write with them.

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Mohamed El Khatib

La Dispute

theatre

La Dispute
La Dispute

theatre

Sat 29.01 - Sun 30.01.22

Mohammed El Khatib spent months in various primary schools, met more than one hundred 8-year-olds of various social backgrounds, and listened to what they had to say. What he realized was that many of these children’s parents were no longer together, and that this divorce occupied a central place in their lives. That is why he asked them the following in La Dispute: What question would you like to ask your parents today?