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Sorour Darabi (Iran) is a self-taught artist living and working in Paris. Working actively in Iran, s/he was a part of the underground organisation ICCD, whose festival Untimely (Teheran) hosted their work before their departure for France. During studies at the CCN de Montpellier s/he created the solo Subject to Change, a performance that questions transformation with regards to time and one’s cohabitation with an environment. In 2016, s/he created Farci.e, a solo dealing in notions of language, gender identity and sexuality, at the Festival Montpellier Danse. Savušun (2018), an ode to affect, to vulnerability, and to beings who are affected, is inspired by the grieving ceremonies of the Muharram and deals in questions of emotions: grief, fear, and suffering.
Tarek Lakhrissi (1992, France) is a visual artist, poet and writer based in Paris. He writes poetry and develops visual content aiming to challenge language and reflect upon the codification of affects through fiction. His works have been exhibited in Auto Italia South East (London), Hayward Gallery (London), Palais de Tokyo (Paris), Gulbenkian Foundation (Paris), Lafayette Anticipations (Paris), La Galerie (Noisy-Le-Sec), Bétonsalon (Paris), DOC! (Paris), La Gaité Lyrique (Paris), Artexte (Montreal, Canada), Šiuolaikinio meno centras/CAC (Vilnius), Kim? (Riga), Confort Moderne (Poitiers), Circa Projects (Newcastle), Wendy’s Subway (Brooklyn),Zabriskie (Geneva).