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Cultural Event: Arab American Dance (virtual)

September 15, 2021 | 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

 

Please join the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies for a conversation with Arab American choreographers and dancers Leila Awadallah, Sharon Mansur, Meryl Murman, and Leyya Tawil about their work and projects, and future creative visions.

Leyya Mona Tawil is an artist working with sound, performance, and hybrid transmissions. Tawil is a Syrian, Palestinian, American engaged in the world as such. Her 25-year record of performances have been presented in the US, Europe, Russia, and the Arab world. www.danceElixirLIVE.org

Meryl Murman is a choreographer and filmmaker juxtaposing choreographic, cinematic and live art practices to create works that emphasize interactivity and intimacy as radical acts. Her queer films and choreographies derived from experiments at the intersection of cinema and dance disrupt popular notions of spectacle, the body, virtuosity and gender. Her practice reflects her Arab American diaspora lineage emphasizing hybridity and the Levantine tradition of bridging cultures while insisting on the imagination as a site of resistance and liberation.

 

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Sponsor by the Khayrallah Center for Lebanese Diaspora Studies.

 

NC State University

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Date:
September 15, 2021
Time:
6:00 pm - 7:30 pm
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NC State University
Raleigh, NC 27695 United States + Google Map
Phone:
919.515.2011
Website:
https://www.ncsu.edu/