Ali Chahrour

Introducing Ali Chahrour

2019-11-12T12:54:36-05:00 November 12th, 2019|Ali Chahrour|

Ali Chahrour’s work, explores religion, love, loss, mourning, and memory through music, and the body. Although his performances are steeped in personal experience, he and his collaborators understand that our encounters with religion, love, and loss exist in larger cultural and political contexts. The context that is most important to [...]

Ali Chahrour

2019-09-19T14:53:25-04:00 September 11th, 2019|Ali Chahrour, Featured Artists|

Photo by Gilbert Hage About Ali Chahrour is a choreographer, dancer, and a graduate of the theatre department at The Lebanese University. Influenced by techniques from several European countries, he studies contemporary dance in the Arab world and movement that is related to society’s memory and its local circumstances that [...]


2019-11-23T20:29:36-05:00 September 6th, 2019|Ali Chahrour, Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou-Rahme with Tashweesh, Emilio Rojas, Emily Jacir, Jason De León, Mirna Bamieh / Palestine Hosting Society, Tania El Khoury|

Revisiting a model introduced during the 2014 edition of the Biennial, the festival syllabus has situated the festival within a larger geographical and political context. This year, with the 2019 Live Arts Bard (LAB) Biennial: Where No Wall Remains Festival, the syllabus addresses borders and migration through rigorous and scholastic [...]