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The city Speaks: Emerging Artists from Beirut and Cairo in Conversation with the Urban Environment

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Join us with ArteEast Artists-in-Residence, Labanese artists Dalia Baassiri, Lara Tabet and Egypitian artist Bassem Yousri for a conversation on working within the rapidly shifting social and political climates of the vibrant cities they call home. The conversation will be moderated by Lebanese photographer Rhea Karam, whose work “Breathing Walls” documents the relationship between the inhabitants of Cairo and Beirut and the urban spaces in which voices of the ‘Arab Spring’ were expressed, suppressed and negotiated.
The event is FREE and open to public, but reservation are required. RSVP to Sihem Mellah at smellah@arteeast.org. Or call 646-725-8771. Refreshement will be served.
This event is co-sponsored by the Consulate of Lebanon New York and Residency Unlimited.

The event will be held at 6:30pm EST Time

Residency Unlimited Studios: 300 Court St, Brooklyn, NY

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