Performing Arts Series—ear-whispered: works by Tania El Khoury

Explore five installations and performances in the most extensive survey of the artist’s works to date.

ear-whispered: works by Tania El Khoury | Sept 6-23, 2018 | Various Locations on Campus and in Old City Philadelphia

ear-whispered, an extensive survey of artist Tania El Khoury’s work, featured her internationally acclaimed Gardens Speak. This immersive sound installation invited audience members to dig in the dirt in order to listen to oral histories collected from the early period of the Syrian uprising. Working between Lebanon and the United Kingdom, El Khoury meticulously crafts innovative performances and installations that engage the audience in multi-sensory interaction. The five works of ear-whispered also included the one-on-one performance As Far As My Fingertips Take Me, two immersive video installations—Stories of Refuge and Camp Pause—both produced as a collaboration through Beirut-based Dictaphone Group, and the world premiere of Tell Me What I Can Do, commissioned by Bryn Mawr College.

Gardens Speak
Wed-Sun | Sep 12-16 & 19-23, 2018 | Hepburn Teaching

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Major support for ear-whispered: works by Tania El Khoury was provided to Bryn Mawr College by The Pew Center for Arts & Heritage. This project was presented in association with FringeArtsAdditional support for ear-whispered was provided by Bryn Mawr College's Middle Eastern Studies Program. Additional support for Camp Pause was provided by Bryn Mawr College's Special Collections and Friends of the Library.