Ilk عِلْق – (Per)forming a Queer Arab Muslim Futuristic Vision

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Ahmad Baba (Cyclomorphosis), is a Berlin-based Lebanese multidisciplinary performer, a social artist, and a Master's student in Dance Movement Therapy. With Ilk عِلْق, Ahmad is investigating queerness from a queer Arab perspective, tracking the roots of queer lives lived in Arabic and Muslim societies going back centuries. It is an investigation into how queerness has become, [...]

The Body Undone Film Screening – „Debut“

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The Body Undone: In Conversation with Loss is a programme of film screenings and discussions organised by Sana Rizvi for Oyoun's EMBODIED ARTS FESTIVAL. The selected films look at various kinds of loss held by different bodies - with a focus on storytelling from new voices. Using film, an embodied memory in itself, an invitation [...]

Taking Root in the Flesh – An Evening of Dialogical Exploration and Performance

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Part 1 : Dialogical Exploration A discussion with Thokozani Heidi Sincuba, Jessica Korp, and Gugulethu ' Dumama' Duma - interpreting the work of Zora Neale Hurston today, from South African, Ethiopian-German, Moroccan and diasporic perspectives. The first part of the evening will be a discursive exploration where we will listen and learn from one another’s [...]

Hate, the Ultimate Form of Violence Against the Other?

We invite you to join this panel discussion organised by Artist-Activist Sujatro Ghosh. While opening up the discourses on hate, violence, propaganda, fascism and segregation, we will revisit the curatorial intentions of his project Geography of Hate as well as the artistic contexts of the different performances presented in the exhibition.  Geography of Hate questions [...]

Untangling the Mirage – Forms of Queerness and Resistance

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A conversation along with screenings of “Mirage” and “Untangle” by Avril Stormy Unger How do constructs of time and space shape an artistic expression that traverses several disciplines and socio-cultural contexts? How do we look at interdisciplinarity as a form of queer articulation? How do sexuality and queerness build a dialogue with the public space? [...]

The Body Undone Q&A – „Let My Body Speak“ & „No Crying at the Dinner Table“

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The Body Undone: In Conversation with Loss is a programme of film screenings and discussions organised by Sana Rizvi for Oyoun's EMBODIED ARTS FESTIVAL. The selected films look at various kinds of loss held by different bodies - with a focus on storytelling from new voices. Using film, an embodied memory in itself, an invitation [...]

Gen Z Dialogues – an online exploration of vulnerability and collaboration

Gen Z is coming of age in a time of sociopolitical and ecological crises, gathered in online spaces that leave many overwhelmed and paralysed. Our exposure to crowded Social Media platforms causes, more often than not, disengagement and news-fatigue, paired with insecurities around self-image. Which story does Gen Z tell together? How do they navigate [...]

LOOK AT ME: Syrien zwischen Krieg und Frieden – Podiumsdiskussion

Oyoun Lucy-Lameck-Staße 32, Berlin

Podiumsdiskussion mit Dr. Dörthe Engelcke (Moderatorin), Dr. André Bank (Panelist), Dr. Andreas Reinicke Botschafter a.D. (Panelist) und Ferdinand Dürr (Panelist). Hinweis: Die Veranstaltung findet auf Deutsch statt.

Short Documentary Screening: „The Bleaching Syndrome“ with panel discussion

Oyoun Lucy-Lameck-Staße 32, Berlin

With the offline and online information and event series "Mind your privilege", 14,4km aims to reflect on the role of post colonial structures in four cultural domains: films, literature, public places and music. In the frame of this project 14,4km will screen the short documentary "The Bleaching Syndrome" from Eiman Mirghani.  Synopsis The filmmaker, Eiman [...]

Eindrücke / Impresiones – Vernissage

Oyoun Lucy-Lameck-Staße 32, Berlin

¿Dónde quedan grabadas nuestras impresiones?¿Cuáles permanecen a través del tiempo y no son visibles? Intersecciones y capas de archivos migratorios y de exilio que revelan otras miradas sobre la cultura de la memoria alemana y otra forma de habitar nuestras impresiones. ¿Pero qué más nos dicen estas imágenes? ¿Qué esconden? ¿Quién hizo las fotos? ¿Qué [...]

Vierte Welle Film Festival #niunamenos

Oyoun Lucy-Lameck-Staße 32, Berlin

(Siehe deutsche Übersetzung unten) On November 13th the Vierte Welle Film Festival will introduce a new category: #niunamenos.  The "Vierte Welle Film Festival" includes in its program audiovisual productions exclusively made by women of the so-called Fourth-wave feminism. The aim of the festival is to provide visibility for female artists and help to raise awareness [...]

Frei(T)räume – Envisioning Free Space: Conference + Afterparty

Oyoun Lucy-Lameck-Staße 32, Berlin

◥ Come join us in Berlin on November 27th for a full day of workshops, lectures & performances! Are we really reflecting & adapting? Are our spaces and communities resilient enough for the next crises? The extermination of our self-organized free spaces is accelerated. We remain unsupported and mostly unrecognized by local governments, even as [...]

Black in Berlin x Sboutiful

Oyoun Lucy-Lameck-Staße 32, Berlin

Zur Jahreswende 1794/95 versank das letzte Sklavenschiff „Sao Jose“, welches auf dem Weg nach Brasilien war,  mit 512 Schwarzen Personen vor den Toren Kapstadts. Was hat diese Geschichte mit der heutigen Mikroaggression und Schwarzer Realität zu tun? "In Gedenken an diese Geschichte soll die heutige Lebensrealität von 512 Schwarzen Menschen in Berlin visualisieren, wer wir [...]

Die Bedeutung der Nakba in der palästinensischen Geschichte und für die palästinensische Identität – Buchgespräch und Maqam-Session

Oyoun Lucy-Lameck-Staße 32, Berlin

Nahed Awwad lädt euch zu einem Buchgespräch “Palästina und die Palästinenser. Eine Geschichte von der Nakba bis zur Gegenwart“ mit der Autorin Dr. Muriel Asseburg und der Publizistin Kristin Helberg ein. Im Mittelpunkt dieses Buchgesprächs steht die Frage der Bedeutung der Nakba – der Flucht und Vertreibung von rund einer Dreiviertelmillion Palästinenser*innen 1947-1949 – für [...]