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Pseudonym for Ali Ahmad Said Isbir
crossroads:
exile, Islam, modernity
genre (subgenre):
Written and spoken word (essay, literary criticism, poetry)
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Born in 1930, the Syrian Adonis is said to be one of the founders of modern Arab poetry, of which he has been one of the leading exponents since the 60s. In his poetry and essays he has tried to create a specifically Arab and Islamic kind of modernism. His transformation of Islamic values recalls...

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Crossroads:
Exil, Islam, Moderne, Zivilisation
Genre (Subgenres):
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Dichtung, Essay, Literaturkritik)

Der Syrer Adonis, geboren 1930, zählt zu den Begründern der modernen arabischen Poesie und gilt seit den sechziger Jahren als einer ihrer Wortführer. In seiner Dichtung wie in seinen Essays versucht er, eine spezifisch arabisch-islamische Moderne zu begründen. Seine an Nietzsche...

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 Adonis

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Genre (Subgenres):
Performing Arts (Theater)
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geboren 1975 in Mashad, Iran, studierte Regie an der Art University Tehran. Er wurde bekannt mit seiner Inszenierung von Purgatory nach dem Stück des irischen Dichters, Schriftstellers und Dramatikers William Butler Yeats. Aghebati ist Mitglied der Liv Theatre Group. Wie viele iranische...

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contrast
genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (photography)
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This project began with thoughts of Sisyphus. I was drawn to the apparent similarities between the Myth of Sisyphus and what I have observed to be a growing “myth” generated through the Western media, specifically the myth that all Palestinians are terrorists and that the Palestinian intifada, like...

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Tarek Al-Ghoussein

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genre (subgenre):
Music (flamenco music, fusion)
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Musik (Flamenco, Fusion)

Ilham Al-Madfai, geboren 1941, ist einer der populärsten Musiker des Iraks. Der Sänger und Gitarrist verbindet in seiner Musik spanische Gitarre und irakische Traditionen zu seinem ganz eigenen Stil. Ilham Al-Madfai lebt in Amman, Jordanien.

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Music (general)
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„Dervish of the modern world" was the headline of an article in a Turkish newspaper about Mercan Dede and his current project Secret Tribe. A pretty apt title for the work of this musician, DJ and producer who was born in Turkey and is now living in Montreal. He found his spiritual and musical...

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Mercan Dede

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genre (subgenre):
Visual Arts (Film, Happening, installation art)
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Ghazel, born in Tehran in 1966, studied Visual Arts art from 1988 – 1992 at the École des Beaux Arts in Nîmes, and in 1994 completed a BA in Film at the Paul Valéry University. In 1993, she was awarded a bursary that allowed her to move to Berlin for a time and work there, and...

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Bildende Kunst (Film, Happening, Installation)

Ghazel, 1966 in Teheran geboren, studierte Bildende Kunst 1988 bis 1992 an der École des Beaux Arts in Nîmes. 1994 erwarb sie einen BA in Film an der Paul Valéry Universität. Ein Stipendium ermöglichte ihr 1993 einen Arbeitsaufenthalt in Berlin. 2000 folgte ein...

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interculturalism, living, multi-culturalism, people, tradition
genre (subgenre):
Music (folk, fusion, general)
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In Persian, the word Golbang means song of the nightingale. Golbang plays both traditional and modern Iranian folk music. On their latest album Saali nó their music is also influenced by Swedish folklore, providing a unique meeting ground between the Orient and Scandinavia. An important part...

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earth, identity, memory, spirituality
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Visual Arts (drawing, installation art, painting)
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Hasan Hourani was born in Hebron in 1974. He attended the College of Fine Art in Baghdad, Iraq from 1993-97. In 2001, he studied at the Art Student´s League of New York and continued to live in the city for several years. His work has been exhibited in Palestine, Iraq, Egypt, Jordan, South Korea,...

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Hasan Hourani

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genre (subgenre):
Film (docu-fiction, short film)
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Abolfazl Jalili started making films while still a teenager. Born in 1957 in Saveh, he studied directing at the Iranian College of Dramatic Arts. After shooting his short film “The Sacrifice”, he directed his first full-length feature film “Milad” in 1983. His 1994 film “Det Means Girl” won prizes...

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Film (Doku-Fiktion, Kurzfilm)

Abolfazl Jalili, geboren 1957 in Saveh, begann schon als Jugendlicher Filme zu drehen. Nach einem Regiestudium an der iranischen Hochschule für Dramatische Künste drehte er den Kurzfilm „The Sacrifice“. 1983 folgte sein ersten Langfilm „Milad“. Der 1994 produzierte Film „Det Means Girl“...

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Film (documentary)
Written and spoken word (criticism)
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Pirooz Kalantari, born in 1953 in Tehran, graduated from film school in 1974 and has been working as a film critic and documentary filmmaker since 1986. His films include “Refugee” (1992), winner of two international prizes, “Shot Unfinished” (1996) and “The Tale That Other Shoe” (1998). His 1999...

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Genre (Subgenres):
Film (Dokumentarfilm)
Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Kritik)

Pirooz Kalantari wurde 1953 in Teheran geboren. 1974 schloss er ein Filmstudium ab. Seit 1986 ist er als Filmkritiker und Dokumentarfilmautor tätig. Er drehte Filme wie „Refugee“ (1992), für den er zwei internationale Preise erringen konnte, sowie „Shot Unfinished“ (1996) oder „The Tale...

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