Art and Revolution
with Yasser Munif & Tania El Khoury
Art played a critical role in the Syrian revolt. Protestors used it in their struggle to help shape their vision of a post-dictatorial culture. There are times when art can do what politics cannot: shed light on and create nuance in our understanding of everyday life. Join artist Tania El Khoury ( Gardens Speak ) and scholar Yasser Munif as they examine the intimate relationship between art and revolution and the power of Tania's performative work in redefining how audiences engage in artistic practice.
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Tania El Khoury is a live artist working in London and Beirut. She creates interactive installations and performances in which the audience is an active collaborator. Tania’s work has been shown in five continents in spaces ranging from museums to cable cars. She is the recipient of ANTI Festival International Live Art Prize 2017,the Total Theatre Innovation Award and the Arches Brick Award 2011.
Yasser Munif is assistant professor of sociology in the Institute for Liberal Arts and Interdisciplinary Studies at Emerson College. He is the co-founder of the Global Campaign of Solidarity for the Syrian Revolution.