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John Halaka: Ghosts of Presence/ Bodies of Absence Gallery One, Ramallah, Palestine 21 March – 20 April 2017 Upon encountering John Halaka, one cannot ignore the burdens he appears to carry on his shoulders. He exhibits the features of a haunted man, who struggles with loss, exile, displacement, and an ongoing absence, perhaps an irretrievable one. His figure is dominant in most settings, despite his constant attempts to disappear, but when he speaks in carefully ...Keep Reading »
From 3-5 April 2014, I attended three notable theatrical productions that dealt directly and indirectly with the Israeli-Palestinian conflict: the Diary of Anne Frank at Raleigh’s Burning Coal Theatre, directed by the Artistic Director of Bethlehem’s Alrowwad Cultural and Theatre Society Abdelfattah Abusrour; a workshop production of The Admission by the Israeli playwright Motti Lerner at Washington D.C.’s Jewish Cultural Center; and a private reading of Peace, a new one-act ...Keep Reading »
Samer Al-Saber is Assistant Professor of Theatre Studies at Florida State University. He holds a PhD from the University of Washington. His scholarly work focuses on the intersection of performance and politics in the Middle East.