Where No Wall Remains
Reading Room at Wendy's Subway
October 21 - November 24, 2019
Organized in conjunction with the Live Arts Bard 2019 Biennial
November 21-24, 2019
Fisher Center at Bard College
60 Manor Avenue, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY 12504
Wendy's Subway is pleased to host the Where No Wall Remains Reading Room, presented in conjunction with the Fisher Center at Bard's four-day festival on the subject of borders—physical borders, political borders, and borders of the body—and how we might in time transcend them.
This third edition of the LAB Biennial is co-curated by Lebanese artist Tania El Khoury, a 2019 Soros Art Fellow, and Gideon Lester, the Fisher Center’s Artistic Director for Theater and Dance. The festival features nine new performances and installations by contemporary artists from the Middle East and the Americas. Where No Wall Remains is supported by grants from the Ford Foundation, Arab Fund for Arts and Culture, Thendara Foundation, John D. and Catherine T. MacArthur Foundation, the Consortium on Forced Migration, Displacement and Education, and Vilcek Foundation. Live Arts Bard is made possible by generous support from members of the Live Arts Bard Creative Council and Advisory Board of the Fisher Center at Bard.
This Reading Room provides a space for individual and communal engagement with the discourse of Where No Wall Remains, building from the Festival Syllabus. The syllabus has situated the festival within a larger geographical and political context, addressing borders and migration through rigorous and scholastic engagement with different perspectives on the theme. Understanding that the festival takes place at a time when the conversation around borders and migration transcends specific geographies or individuals, the syllabus provides multiple entry points into this layered subject.
Further engagement with the themes and artists of Where No Wall Remains, including the Festival Syllabus, interviews with the artists, digital resources, and more, can be accessed via the Biennial Blog by visiting nowall.bard.edu.
For more information and to purchase tickets visit: https://fishercenter.bard.edu/liveartsbard/
For more information on festival participants and updates on the festival visit nowall.bard.edu.
Image: Tania El Khoury by Ziad Abu-Rish