Holy 204 Reading Group

  • daadgalerie
  • Reading & Listening Session

22.03.2022 / 10:00 – 13:00
With Yara Mekawei

As part of her exhibition Holy 204 at daadgalerie and Thinking Together, the discourse format of MaerzMusik – Festival für Zeitfragen, Yara Mekawei is inviting the public to participate in a two-day reading group. The joint reading will center on the Sufi poems of Ibn Al-Farid and Alhallaj, which serves as the basis for her artistic work in Holy 204. The focus will be on the multi-layered approaches and perspectives offered by the texts, both historical and contemporary, their ambiguities and potential interpretations.

Including a live performnace by Yara Mekawei and a contribution by Sufi expert, Eyad Abuali.

The reading group is open to all interested parties; no previous knowledge is required. The texts will be read in Arabic and in English translation. The discussion will be held in English.

Free entry. Please register via email: thinking-together@berlinerfestspiele.de

2G+ rule (vaccinated/recovered plus test or booster vaccination)

daadgalerie, 1st floor
March 22, 10:00 – 13:00

Yara Mekawei, it’s all about love, March 2022 (PDF download)


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