Arab.AMP 2020-21 Season
Featuring a new Artist-in-residence program
and 5 commissioned projects.
AMP 2020-2021 COMMISSIONING SERIES
Web-based events, programs and gatherings - Free.
AMP Commissions is supported by the California Arts Council and the Kenneth Rainin Foundation.
This season features experimental film by Mark Gergis (London), new video work by Amy Melissa Reed (Sacramento), performance lecture by Doris Bittar (Los Angeles) and the premiere of Extraterritorial صوت - a collaborative project by Leyya Mona Tawil, Dena Al-Adeeb, Sholeh Asgary, Daiane Lopes da Silva.
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John King & Leyya Tawil / Gather for Gaza
21 Dec 2020
A special Arab.AMP / Gather for Gaza concert featuring the duo of John King and Leyya Tawil.
UNRWA #GatherforGaza initiative supports education for the children in Gaza, specifically funding materials that make remote learning possible during this pandemic.
Please donate if you can!
premieres on Friday December 4th 2020.
The first of our Commissioned Projects!
Extraterritorial صوت is a video work that proposes a feminist take on post-apocalypse ambitions. Collaborators Leyya Mona Tawil, Sholeh Asgary, Dena Al-Adeeb, and Daiane Lopes da Silva construct this work with sounds, images and choreographies that invoke territories inside/outside borders, bodies, and land.
Please join us this Friday, December 4th for a Zoom pre-party from 5:00-6:00pm PST to hang out with the ELIXIR team and toast the process!
Register for Premiere Party here
AMP Resident Artist Sholeh Asgary
THIRD THURSDAYS MONTHLY [Sep 2020 -June 2021]
free, online, participatory
Majles is a series of sound, silence and movement based workshops, audience participatory scores, and collective reflections that seek to build a new governance through individual creativity, in relationship to each other. Each Majles session convenes online the third Thursday of the month, and tends to be preceded or followed by a guided offering.