Dramatic Episodes about locomotion
Category: Visual Arts
This project focuses on the terms “alienation” and “immigration” and investigates the historical connection between Mediterranean Europe and North Africa. The artist will be collecting stories about the corsairs and pirates that roamed the Mediterranean and Atlantic African coast and will investigate issues regarding political and cultural boundaries. The resulting body of research will be a performance that takes different narrative forms, literary, historical, storytelling.
Category: AFAC Express
This short experimental film is derived from the legend of "The People of the Cave," known in the Biblical tradition as “The Seven Sleepers.” The symbolism of this archaic story is projected and integrated into the current events, particularly echoing the experience of the Arab youth and their sudden awakening.