Performance(s) between two shores – selected projects

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We’re delighted to announce the selected projects for Performance(s) between two shores عروض بين شاطئي. After the jury’s deliberation in September 2016 in Brussels, the selected projects are: Mind, The Gap by Hani Sami (Egypt), Transaction by Mithkal Alzghair (Syria), and Three Rooms by Amal Omran (Syria). Further details on…
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An Interview with Masasit Mati of Top Goon

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Holding up a Mirror to the International Community In this interview with the Shubbak Blog, Masasit Mati talk about their new series Top Goon Reloaded: Intimate Diaries of Evil; how they are turning their satire on the international community; and the creative force that is holding strong in the Middle…
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Originally from Aleppo, Hello Psychaleppo, aka Samer Saem Eldahr, is the founder of Electro-Tarab and rapidly gaining recognition as Syria’s preeminent electronic artist. For Shubbak, Hello Psychaleppo creates the new video Shahba (another name for Aleppo) by mixing original video footage from his hometown, sampling the music of Aleppian singer…
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Top Goon Reloaded: Intimate Diaries of Evil

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Masasit Mati are one of the most influential activist artists’ collectives from Syria. In 2011, as the Syrian uprising began, they created the seminal Top Goon – an online series of sarcastic and irreverent puppet theatre films. Top Goon reached more than 180,000 YouTube hits, becoming a defining internet sensation. Now…
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