Concert: Jawab Followed by a DJ set with Nasri el Sayegh
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Zoukak Studio , Beirut, Lebanon
Zoukak Sidewalks 2018 - The Festival presents:
Jawab in concert
Graduate for Action for Hope's Music School
Followed by a DJ set with Nasri el Sayegh
Friday 9 November 2018 at 10:30 p.m. at Zoukak Studio
Join us at Zoukak Studio to end the 9th day of Zoukak Sidewalks - The Festival 2018 with a concert by Jawab, a musical ensemble of Action for Hope Music School graduates, performing Folkloric and traditional Syrian music.
The Concert will be followed by a party with Nasri el Sayegh on the decks with an eclectic mix of eastern and western vintage pop music that will surely make you dance.
أرصفة زقاق - المهرجان ٢٠١٨ يقدّم
حفلة موسيقية لـ "جواب"
خريجي مدرسة العمل للأمل للموسيقى
يليه حفلة ديجاي مع نصري الصايغ
الجمعة ٩ تشرين الثاني الساعة ١٠:٣٠ مساءً في استديو زقاق
لاقونا في استديو زقاق في نهاية اليوم التاسع من المهرجان لحضور حقل موسيقي لفرقة جواب المؤلفة من خريجي مدرسة العمل للأمل للموسيقى، والتي تؤدي بشكل أساسي الموسيقى الفلكلورية والشعبية السورية.
يليه حفلة راقصة مع ديجاي نصري الصايغ، مع خليط من موسيقى البوب العربي والغربي!
Zoukak Theater Company, created in 2006, is a non-hierarchical structure, dedicated to theatre practice as a social and political involvement, with a belief in theatre as a space for common reflection and in collectivity as a position against marginalizing systems.
Zoukak's productions are created in series of common research raising questions around certain themes: gender -"Silk Thread" (2012), religion and power - "Lucena: Obedience Training" (2013), Lebanese history - "Perform Autopsy" (2013) and "Heavens" (2014), death and immortality - "He Who Saw Everything" (2015) and "Death Comes Through the Eyes" (2014), childhood and violence - "School Acts" (2014), "Organs Tissue and Candy Games" (2014) and "Innocent Violence" (2016), Migration - "The Battle Scene" (2015) among others… Their work has been shown in several cities in the Middle East, Europe, the United States, Africa and South Asia (MUCEM museum, 62 Center for Theatre and Dance, The New York Public Library, Ibsen Center, ITFOK, The Battersea Arts Center, The Southbank Center…).
They have been commissioned by international festivals, theatres and universities to create original work: NYUAD's Performing Arts Center, UAE; Krefeld/Monchengladbach City Theaters, Germany; Cynthia Woods Mitchell Center, University of Houston, Texas; Theaterfestival Schwindelfrei Mannheim, Williams College, Massachusetts; LIFT and The Royal Court Theatre, London among others. Zoukak members have participated in residencies, panels and given workshops and lectured at universities and in non-academic contexts, in the Middle East, Europe, the United States and Africa.
In addition to that Zoukak has been working with marginalized communities across Lebanon for the last ten years (disabled children, women victims of domestic violence, incarcerated youths, individuals affected by war, including refugees…), applying theatre on various levels. The company developed a specific approach to psychosocial interventions of drama therapy and socially engaged theatre, providing workshops and training programs to diverse groups, and devising performances in different Lebanese regions and in various contexts locally and abroad, including Calais' migrants and refugee camp, in France and in refugee camps in Serbia.
Zoukak endeavours to develop an environment of dialogue and reflection around the performing arts in Lebanon and to provide artistic development and international touring opportunities for local artists. The company produces collaborations, residencies and events with international artists in the company's studio, curating since 2013 "Zoukak Sidewalks", an international performance platform and "Focus Liban" a showcase for the diffusion of work by local emerging artists.
Zoukak is three-time AFAC award grantee, in 2012 the company received the Ibsen Scholarship award and in 2014 the Anna Lindh Foundation's Euromed Dialogue Award for social resilience and creativity.