MDC Live Arts presents a conversation through a gallery wall between an audience member and a refugee. Through touch and sound, stories of border discrimination are shared. As The Guardian wrote, the performance installation “doesn’t just touch me in a fleeting way – as the many stories and images reported in the newspapers do – it goes further. It marks me.
Tania El Khoury is a live artist working in London and Beirut. She creates interactive and provocative installations and performances which actively involve her audience. Tania’s work has been shown in five continents in spaces ranging from museums to cable cars and shipping containers. Her work has been curated at various international festivals, including Next Wave Festival, Fierce Festival, City of Women, Spielart Festival, Fusebox, LIFT festival and others, and in venues such as Battersea Arts Centre, ICA, Bluecoat, Watermill Art Centre and Tanzquartier Wien. She has been the recipient of the Total Theatre Innovation Award, the Artsadmin Bursary and the Arches Brick Award. Tania is co-founder of Dictaphone Group, an urban research and site-specific performance collective in Beirut aimed at reclaiming the public space and triggering political debate. She is also part of the U.K. artists community, Forest Fringe.