PerformingBorders2020 ‘Lavender Man’ Screening

The screening of Lavender Man, a new film by Tania El Khoury in collaboration with Mohamad Ali “Dali” Agrebi, formed part of a three-day gathering, bringing all the performingbordersLIVE20 artists together to reimagine borders-free collaborative Live Art practices. Presented by perfomingborders in partnership with Live Art Development Agency, Counterpoints Arts, East Street Arts, Queer Art Projects and HowlRound Theatre Commons. Supported by Arts Council England.

The online screening of Lavender Man was followed by a conversation between Tania El Khoury, Mohamad Ali “Dali” Agrebi and Professor Harriet Hawkins.

Below is both the documentation of the artist conversation, and a the film Lavender Man

Documentation of the full Unbordering event can be found here

Read a recent interview on Hyperallergic with Tania El Khoury and Ziad Abu-Rish here

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Lavender Man

by Tania El Khoury in collaboration with Mohamad Ali “Dali” Agrebi.


A reflection on friendship, chosen families, the long effect of collaborative and community-based art, and the right of love and movement.

Following the premiere of this new performance to camera, El Khoury will be in conversation Mohamad Ali “Dali” Agrebi and Professor of cultural geography Harriet Hawkins. 


Saturday 24 October, 6.30pm – 8pm

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Lavender Man | Q&A with Tania El Khouri, Mohamad Ali “Dali” Agrebi & Professor Harriet Hawkins

Following from the première of Lavender Man, artists Tania El Khori and Mohamad Ali ‘Dali’ Agrebi have a conversation on the themes of the work, the artists’ own stories that led to it, and current understandings of borders.

Banner image credit:

Image credit Tania El Khoury

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