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Music (Nubian pop)
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Nubien, das afrikanische Königreich zwischen dem heutigen Ägypten und dem Sudan, war die Heimat des Musikers Ali Hassan Kuban, der auf einzigartige Weise die jahrtausendealten nubischen Traditionen mit den modernen Einflüssen der westlichen Welt und seines Wohnortes Kairo verband....

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Born in Algiers in 1967, the dancer and choreographer Samir Akika grew up in Paris and studied in the USA and is now living in Düsseldorf. Not till he was 26 did he begin dancing, but at 34 he has staged four premieres and received two financial awards. His choreographic style is meant to...

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Der Tänzer und Choreograph Samir Akika wurde 1967 in Algier geboren, wuchs in Paris auf, studierte in den USA und lebt heute in Düsseldorf. Erst im Alter von 26 Jahren kam er zum Tanz. Mit 34 hat er bereits vier Stücke uraufgeführt und zwei Förderpreise erhalten. Akikas...

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colonialism, politics, post-colonialism, religion
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Edward al-Charrat was born in 1926 in Alexandria, Egypt. During his Law studies, which he completed in 1946, he worked in a British marine depot and immediately after that at the Egyptian National Bank. Because he participated in the activities of the anti-colonial movement he had to accept the...

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Kolonialismus, Politik, Postkolonialismus, Religion
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (allgemein)

Edwar Al-Kharrat wurde 1926 in Alexandria, Ägypten, geboren. Während seines Studiums der Rechtswissenschaften, das er 1946 beendete, arbeitete er in einem britischen Marinedepot, unmittelbar danach bei der ägyptischen Nationalbank. Wegen Beteiligung an den Aktivitäten der...

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Written and spoken word (novel, story)
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ARTIST STATEMENT/ POSTCARD PROJECT OF THE HOUSE OF WORLD CULTURES 2007 ´What is writing, is it life, is it the life or is it the life the writer is writing. How is it, when the writer does not get recognition or success - how will be his life, how will it look like? How he can stand to himself...

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Miral Al-Tahawi, geboren 1968 in Sharqiya in Ägypten, wuchs in einer Beduinenfamilie auf. Sie studierte Literaturwissenschaft und arbeitet gegenwärtig als Lehrbeauftragte an der Universität in Kairo. Ihre erste Erzählsammlung „Riem al-barari al-mostahila“ („Die...

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Music (dancefloor, Gnawa, rai)
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Amïra Saqati was founded by members of the successful Moroccan underground trance band "Aisha Kandisha’s Jarring Effects". The group blends Moroccan and North-African music traditions (Raï, Gnawa, Berber music, Jeel) with western dance and ambient sounds. Synthesizers and...

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Musik (Dancefloor, Gnawa, Rai)

Unter dem Namen Amïra Saqati haben sich Mitglieder der erfolgreichen marokkanischen Underground-Trance-Band "Aisha Kandisha’s Jarring Effects" neu zusammengefunden. Amïra Saqati mischt marokkanische und nordafrikanische Musiktraditionen (Rai, Gnawa, Berbermusik, Jeel) mit...

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everyday life, gender, labelling, sexuality
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Visual Arts (collage, installation art, painting)
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Ghada Amer was born in Cairo, Egypt, in 1963, studied painting and fine arts in Nice, Boston, and Paris, and has been exhibiting her works since the early 1990s. From the very beginning of her career, Amer has been engaged in an investigation of the stereotypical notions, images, and techniques of...

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Music (electronic-urban-traditional-fusion)
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Cairo is the Arabian centre of pop music. Natacha Atlas is a crossover artist who combines the sound of this city with western club sounds, a recipe that has made her extremely successful in Europe. Natacha Atlas was born in 1964. She grew up in the Moroccan quarter of Brussels and moved to London...

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Das Zentrum der arabischen Popmusik ist Kairo. Den Sound dieser Stadt verbindet die Crossover-Künstlerin Natacha Atlas mit westlichen Club-Klängen und ist damit in Europa äußerst erfolgreich. Natacha Atlas wurde 1964 geboren, wuchs im marokkanischen Viertel Brüssels auf...

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Malika Ait-Zouin , Malika Mahjoubi , Fatima Bakkou , Halima Chamkhi , Fatima Malih
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Music (Chaâbi)
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The five musicians and singers of B´Net Marrakesh - ´The Daughters of Marrakesh´ in translation - grew up in l´Houra, a Berber region south of Marrakesh in Morocco. Today they live in Marrakesh. They have been singing together for 15 years - at weddings, births, circumcisions and at the Islam...

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Musik (Chaâbi)

Der Gesang der fünf Musikerinnen von B'Net Marrakech spiegelt den besonderen Charkter der berberisch-marokkanischen Musiktradition wider. Die Musikerinnen leben und arbeiten in Marrakesch.

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Music (club, pop, rock, Roots, world)
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Hamid Baroudi is a musician of principle, quitting the mega-successful German band the Dissidenten because – somewhat ironically, given their name – the band wouldn’t take a part in anti-Gulf War actions. He became, as he noted, ‘the dissenting Dissident’. Their former lead singer left to follow...

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Hamid Baroudi

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colonialism, dictatorship, dream, gender, Islam, post-colonialism, sexuality
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Written and spoken word (essay, novel, poem)
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Tahar Ben Jelloun, whose work has been translated into numerous languages, is considered the most important writer of Francophone literature from the Maghreb.  He was awarded the Prix Goncourt in 1987 for his novel, "The Sacred Night.” Ben Jelloun moved to Paris in 1971, where he is...

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Diktatur, Gender, Islam, Kolonialismus, Postkolonialismus, Sexualität, Traum
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Geschriebenes & gesprochenes Wort (Essay, Gedicht, Roman)

Der 1944 in Fes, Marokko, geborene Tahar Ben Jelloun gilt als der bedeutendste Vertreter der französischsprachigen Literatur aus dem Maghreb, dessen Werk in zahlreiche Sprachen übersetzt wurde. Für seinen Roman „Nacht der Unschuld“ wurde er 1987 mit dem Prix Goncourt ausgezeichnet....

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