Elizabeth Tubergen invites choreographer and dancer Keates to interact with Tubergen’s contribution to the exhibition, a large reflective bench facing the front window of the exhibition space, and therefore also facing 5th Avenue. Following this, Kazan will give a performative lecture related to her installation as part of an on-going research project on the aesthetics of risk. Kazan and Keates will field questions together after the concluding their respective performances.
Roy Dib's film Mondial 2010 (20 min) follows a couple on a weekend trip from Beirut to Ramallah. Chaghig Arzoumanian's Au retour des marées (47 min) narrates to experience of a young Beiruti home from college in the US to mourn the death of her mother. Mirene Arsanios will read from a collection of short stories written between 2013 and 2015, The City Outside the Sentence, about her experiences in Beirut.