Reconnecting to the Middle East, 2018

Reconnecting the Middle East (25.10.2018, Literarisches Colloquium Berlin) – more than 130 people came to their first big event, titled “Reconnecting the Middle East”. In a space which was arranged as a round table with Middle Eastern sweets and drinks, a diverse group of 8 artists performed: Mariam Rasheed, Abdulkadir MusaMati ShemoelofHila Amit AbasZehava Khalfa, as well as Hassan Abul Fadl, Mevan Younes and Gidi Farhi of the Berliner Oriental ensemble. The performance was followed by a discussion with the audience regarding the possibilities for creating art as Jews and Muslims in contemporary Europe. The guests of the event received a booklet with the poems and fiction read during the night.