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Invisible Cities: Words and Rhythms about a Place Called Home
This January four women gathered in Dubai to talk about the growing number of refugees, homelessness, homesickness and our constant search for a place that feels like home. The result of that conversation provoked the writing of a series of diverse
The cast includes Farah Chamma (spoken word artist, actress), Dana Dajani (actress, poet, writer), Victoria Amador (writer, actress), and Mina Liccione (comedian, tap dancer, writer, director). On top of the words will be layers of movement and video alongside live rhythmic accompaniment by Beatbox Ray and soundscape designer Ahmad Molham Makki.
Note from the director:
"We hope this mixed media devised work will inspire people to ask themselves what really matters in their own lives. After visiting a number of refugee camps, I started asking questions about home and talking to a lot of the families there. Their courage inspired me and also helped me put many things into perspective. Sometimes the most profound answers are the simplest of reminders. I love seeing theater or film based on truthful stories because I know it's coming from a genuine place. Having elements of powerful text, awesome music and imagery just
Tickets are on sale in Arts 101 from 2 to 5 p.m. Sunday - Thursday. Seating is limited.
For more information, please contact Oeldahshoury@aus.edu.