Category: Performing Arts
Place: Egypt. Date: January 25.
Tarab is a solo non-narrative performance, an attempt to dispel myths, heroes and misleading quests, a wandering through time to question my/our present. The research intends to question the multiple methods used by political power to invoke emotion on audience. The project places this research in the Egyptian context and around a particular event, police national day, in its repeated 64th recurrence since 1952. The aim of the project Through a journey through historical archives, the projects reflects upon a wider Arab political history of the past 50 years.