“In the Margin” Festival performance(6/28/2018)

Title: “Wojoud Wa Hodoud” Implementation agent’s Name: Studio 8 Short Description: It is a duet dance creation created by two local dance artists, driven by the embracement of the multi-identity of their nature and the reconciliation of their feelings about their heritage. Notably, the dance making is independent from music. As a result, in performance,…

Downtown Contemporary Arts Festival (D-CAF) performance (3/25-26/2018)

The Duet — Abd Al Hadi Abunahleh Date: March 25-26 2018 20:00-22:00  Location: AUC Falaki Theater & Gallery (Cairo, Egypt)  Description: emerging Arab choreographers curated by Nedjma Hadj BenchelabiP erformer: Abd Al Hadi Abunahleh, Anas Nahleh Sound Assistant: Ren Abd Al Hadi Abunahleh(8/14/2018) A duet dance creation directed and composed by the performing artists and…

Second (work in progress) dance presentation (12/7/2018)

The Duet — Abd Al Hadi Abunahleh “Wojoud Wa Hodoud”, is a duet dance creation created by two Arab artists, driven by the embracement of the multi-identity of their nature and the reconciliation of their feelings about their heritage. The dance creation reflects the struggle of assimilating into different cultures, finding a balance between them…

First (work in progress) dance presentation (11/8/2018)

The Duet About/Statement — Abd Al Hadi Abunahleh I am an active performer, choreographer, cultural organizer and researcher with a focus on both movement and contextual analyses. In August 2017, after coming back from a-two-year study of anthropology in Europe, reconciling my feelings about my heritage, acknowledging of the multi-culture that composes my identity, I…

We Join “FACTORY –In the Margin” festival

THREE INSTALLATIONS + ONE PERFORMANCE + A TALK Organized by the Jordan National Gallery of Fine Arts, FACTORY is an open platform on contemporary art, innovation, and research. FACTORY is born to go beyond the walls of the museum and find ways of initiating dialogue and actively participate in the community. FACTORY is a platform…

Wojoud Wa Hodoud Project Statement

The word “Wojoud” means “Existence” and the word “Hodoud” means “Borders” in Arabic. As the European colonial powers drew many of the borders of the modern nation-states in the region after the end of Ottoman rule, borders have been at the forefront of politics, culture and everyday life in the Middle East. For the period…