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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Afterlives of Imperial Formations | Shahana Rajani & Zahra Malkani

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

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From the Railway to the www. | Hamid Ismailov

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

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Railway Stories of the Betrayed Avant-Garde | Morad Montazami

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

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an imaginary train ride, 1926 | Yazid Anani

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

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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

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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

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Waiting Trajectory | Fehras Publishing Practices

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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Could the Archives Lie? The Disappeared Train | Salim Tamari

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

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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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Along the Rails with Travelers without Papers | Shahram Khosravi

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