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WORDS, WORDS, WORDS كلمات كلمات كلمات
January 17, 2019 @ 8:30 pm| £14.50
A showcase of some of Palestine's most inventive and compelling spoken-word and musical artists
From protest songs to cunning social insights, humour and grief, four stellar artists come together to celebrate the power of words and meaning.
Farah ChammaCreating a unique strand of poetry, monologue and comedy, that mixes Fus-ha (literary Arabic) and colloquial Arabic, she will be accompanied by Maruan Betawi (Oud) and Phelan Burgoyne (drums).
Dana DajaniAward-winning Palestinian actor and writer, Dajani uses her theatrical background to give her spoken word a performative edge. With her signature style of theatrical spoken word pieces, her poems are a passionate contribution to prominent themes of our time.
Jowan SafadiMulti-genre musician, singer, songwriter Jowan has become celebrated for his iconic strand of sarcastic protest songs, giving his work a rare and revealing edge.
Rafeef ZiadahRenowned spoken-word artist, lecturer and human-rights activist, Ziadah will be hosting the night.
Performances will be in Arabic and English.
Supported by War on Want and SOAS Palsoc and APUK.