Bissane al-Sharif

Bissane al-Sharif is Syrian-Palestinian scenographer and artist residing in Paris since 2013. She was awarded the Chevalier des Arts et des Lettres in 2015 for her installation Mémoire (s) des Femmes Women’s Memories. She also designed the scenography of several theatrical works, including While I Was Waiting at the Avignon Festival in 2017.

Emerging Syrian theatrical experience in Europe

14 June 2021
At first, most theater practitioners abroad wanted to use art as testimony and introduce the “others”—or Western audiences—to the Syrian reality, away from the news published by international media outlets....

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