Why Are We Here Now?

2017, Sep 15 — Oct 7

3 Weekends with Adania Shibli, Mohammad Al Attar, Rabih Mroué
Performances, presentations, lectures

How can the past be inscribed into the present not as a relict, but as lived experience “here and now”? Adania Shibli, Mohammad Al Attar, and Rabih Mroué investigate key discourses that have underlined political, social and cultural transformations over the past century in the Southern and Eastern Mediterranean.

To project

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Roundtable: Between the Lines, moderated by Adania Shibli

After the Wildly Improbable Lectures, performances, films, concert 2017, Sep 15, Fri & Sep 16, Sat

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Roundtable: Unsmooth, Broken Flows of Travels

Roundtable disucssion with Boris Buden, Zeynep Çelik, Yazid Anani, Shahana Rajani, and Zahra Malkani, moderated by Morad Montazami

Video – 0:30:48

From Orient to Archaeology: A Railway through Time | Boris Buden

After the Wildly Improbable Lectures, performances, films, concert 2017, Sep 15, Fri & Sep 16, Sat

Video – 0:35:58

Waiting Trajectory | Fehras Publishing Practices

After the Wildly Improbable Lectures, performances, films, concert 2017, Sep 15, Fri & Sep 16, Sat

Video – 0:21:28

Ghost Stations | Samuel Merrill

After the Wildly Improbable Lectures, performances, films, concert 2017, Sep 15, Fri & Sep 16, Sat

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Program leaflet Why Are We Here Now?

Why Are We Here Now? 3 Weekends with Adania Shibli, Mohammad Al Attar, and Rabih Mroué Presentations, Performances, Lectures, Performances

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Program leaflet Why Are We Here Now? (German)

Why Are We Here Now? 3 Weekends with Adania Shibli, Mohammad Al Attar, and Rabih Mroué Presentations, Performances, Lectures, Performances

Audio – 0:27:00

Steel that Bites the Earth: The Logic of the Track | Priya Basil & Sinan Antoon

After the Wildly Improbable Lectures, performances, films, concert 2017, Sep 15, Fri & Sep 16, Sat

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Ghost Stations | Samuel Merrill

After the Wildly Improbable Lectures, performances, films, concert 2017, Sep 15, Fri & Sep 16, Sat

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Ghost Stations | Samuel Merrill (German)

After the Wildly Improbable Lectures, performances, films, concert 2017, Sep 15, Fri & Sep 16, Sat

Audio – 0:21:22

Along the Rails with Travelers without Papers | Shahram Khosravi

After the Wildly Improbable Lectures, performances, films, concert 2017, Sep 15, Fri & Sep 16, Sat

Audio – 0:23:52

Could the Archives Lie? The Disappeared Train | Salim Tamari

After the Wildly Improbable Lectures, performances, films, concert 2017, Sep 15, Fri & Sep 16, Sat

Audio – 0:21:22

Along the Rails with Travelers without Papers | Shahram Khosravi (German)

After the Wildly Improbable Lectures, performances, films, concert 2017, Sep 15, Fri & Sep 16, Sat

Audio – 0:28:08

The Hijaz Railway: Empire and Modernity | Zeynep Çelik (German)

After the Wildly Improbable Lectures, performances, films, concert 2017, Sep 15, Fri & Sep 16, Sat

Audio – 0:28:08

The Hijaz Railway: Empire and Modernity | Zeynep Çelik

After the Wildly Improbable Lectures, performances, films, concert 2017, Sep 15, Fri & Sep 16, Sat

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Opening | Katrin Klingan

After the Wildly Improbable Lectures, performances, films, concert 2017, Sep 15, Fri & Sep 16, Sat

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Opening | Adania Shibli (German)

After the Wildly Improbable Lectures, performances, films, concert 2017, Sep 15, Fri & Sep 16, Sat

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Opening | Adania Shibli

After the Wildly Improbable Lectures, performances, films, concert 2017, Sep 15, Fri & Sep 16, Sat