Mashrou’ Leila’s Hamed Sinno

5 - 7 p.m.
Morrison Hall 125
Hamed Sinno, Mashrou' Leila

Hamed Sinno, Mashrou' Leila

Center for Middle Eastern Studies

Join the Center for Middle Eastern Studies (CMES) for a conversation with Hamed Sinno, lead singer of the Lebanese band Mashrou' Leila, on art, aesthetics, performance, and what it means to be an artist today. How is artistic production and consumption changing in the Middle East and beyond? How are new aesthetic territories and experiments being defined? What is the political, cultural, and spiritual potential of performance? How do politics and performance intersect?

In conversation with:
Anneka Lenssen, Assistant Professor, History of Art
Nathalie Khankan, Lecturer, Near Eastern Studies
Nour El Rayes, PhD student, Ethnomusicology

Moderated by Julia Choucair-Vizoso, CMES Vice Chair

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