Opening of "Iraqisms"

Rosa-Luxemburg-Stiftung - Beirut Office and curator Rasha Salah, in partnership with Dar El-Nimer for Arts and Culture invite you to the opening of 'Iraqisms': a series of artistic and cultural events. 'Iraqisms' sheds light on the current art scene inside Iraq and in the diaspora.

The opening reception will feature 'Dress Code', a video installation by Mahmoud Obaidi; 'Back to the Future', a multimedia installation by Adel Abidin, and a tribute from Palestine to Iraq through a recital of Mahmoud Darwish's poetry by Raeda Taha.

Following the opening, the events will include a talk by Sinan Antoon, an encounter with Dia Azzawi and a live presentation of his installation 'Wounded Soul', in addition to film screenings and encounters with directors, including Samir, Adel Khaled, Dhya Joda, Mohamad Al-Daradji, Parine Jaddo and Nadia Shihab.

The closing event will feature an Iraqi music session with a presentation by music critic Samer Almashall, in the presence of composer Kawkab Hamza.

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