Love and Revenge

La Mirza . Rayess Bek . Beirut . Lebanon . Marseille . France

Yalla! – Cut-ups to dance to

Pumping head-nodding beats, warm echo effects, rapturous string melodies on the Arabic lute, the oud: in Love and Revenge, Lebanese-Greek artist Randa Mirza (La Mirza) and Lebanese-French musician Wael Koudaih alias Rayess Bek bring the harmonies of the Arab world and hip-hop together. Randa Mirza edits live accompanying montages from Arabic films made between 1940 and 1990: images of romance, of tenderness, images of desire. In the process, she manages to expose the strength inherent to images of women, even from productions that seem to only portray female identity as trapped in being a mere object. Ironic, quizzical, informed.

Rayess Bek

Conceived by Wael Koudaih (alias Rayess Bek) . Randa Mirza (alias La Mirza) Music Wael Koudaih (Rayess Bek) . Mehdi Haddab . Julien Perraudeau Live electronics Wael Koudaih (Rayess Bek) Oud Mehdi Haddab Bass . Keyboard Julien Perraudeau Live video editing Randa Mirza (La Mirza) Sound Ludovic Joyeux 

Supported by Goethe-Institut

Cumberlandsche Galerie

15.06. 23:00 Uhr

Admission Advance booking 9 Euro . Evening box office 10 Euro
Duration 1h15 . no interval
Language Without language

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