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Roy Dib, Mondial 2010, 2014


Dages Juveleir Keates and Helene Kazan
Sunday, September 18th, 5 – 7pm
Aronson Galleries and the Kellen Auditorium, next to the gallery
66 Fifth Avenue

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, Chaghig Arzoumanian, and Mirene Arsanios
Friday, September 30th, 6:30 – 8:30pm
Kellen Auditorium, next to the gallery
66 Fifth Avenue

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.