The Public Outreach Program aims to promote Palestinian contemporary culture and life through creative encounters that target primarily the younger generation of artists and performers. It is a platform to showcase young talent in music, art, literature and cinema, as well as presenting a rich program of talks and performances about the city and its history, interpolated by an assortment of culinary activities involving local chefs and non-professional members of the community. Artists, writers, historians, musicians and performers are invited to give public performances including talks, discussions, readings, shows and film screenings with the aim to bring together community members and creative individuals in a shared space for experimentation, entertainment and free expression.

Dangerous Border Crossings

Alex Eisenberg

October 25, 2016 Educational Bookshop 6pm
                                        
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October 27, 2016 IAAP 2pm

Live art disrupts all kinds of borders, from the cultural to the geo-political. Alex Eisenberg screened Dangerous Border Crossings, a film program he curated with the Live Art Development Agency. This program presents performance documentation from key artists who have explored the often complex and dangerous zone of the border. The title of this event comes from Guillermo Gómez-Peña’s book Dangerous Border Crossers (2000) and is in collaboration with Live Art Development Agency and International Academy of Art Palestine (IAAP).

Additional information on the screening program can be found here.

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Alex Eisenberg is a curator and artist based in London. He is currently working on ‘Performing Jerusalem’, a project in collaboration with Al-Ma’mal Foundation for Contemporary Art exploring live art and performance in Palestine. He works at the Live Art Development Agency in London and on independent projects.