(Re)imagining Borders: The Performing Arts in Global Dialogue
WHENTuesday, March 30, 2021 6:30-8pmWHERE
WHONYU Abu Dhabi InstituteOpen to the Public
At a moment when we are confronted by the changing nature and conditions of borders and borderlands, can the performing arts serve as a catalyst for (re)imagining current border logics, shaped not only by long-standing territorial and political disputes but also by the effects of globalization? This panel engages with the meaning of borders not only as physical sites of conflict and contestation but also as cultural and imagined spaces, where competing interests, ideologies, and narratives are brought into dialogue through music, dance, and theater.
* Time: 6:30pm Gulf Standard Time
10:30am Eastern Daylight Time
Speakers Joanna Sherman, Founder-Artistic Director Bond Street Theater; MacArthur Foundation Award Amal Murkus, Palestinian Singer and Activist Andy Teirstein, Founder-Director of Translucent Borders; Professor, NYU Tisch
Joanna Sherman, Award-winning Founder-Artistic Director Bond Street Theater
Amal Murkus, Palestinian Singer and Activist
Andy Teirstein, Founder-Director of Translucent Borders; Professor, NYU Tisch
Gwyneth Bravo, Assistant Professor of Music, NYUAD
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