Limbo of the White Sea
Lebanon has been witnessing continuous acts of migration, repeating patterns of “conquering the west” by sea, since centuries.
Weaving fictional narratives and real stories stemming family history, including several generations of migrants since the late 1890s, this installation brain maps past and on-going acts of migration, reflecting on how people construct homes and what they aspire for as they constantly move across sea and ocean.
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Presented at the Royal Court Theater, London in 2016.
Dramaturgy and execution: Maya Zbib
Design and execution: Maya Chami
Co- produced by: Zoukak, Lift Festival and the Royal Court Theater, London, as part of Migration Matters, 2016.