17 May

Who is Afraid of Ideology Part 3, Film screening @LE 18

Dar Bellarj, in dialogue with LE 18 & QANAT for Harvest Festival Marrakech presents ‘Who is Afraid of Ideology’  dir. Marwa Arsanios, 2017. 

Following the presentation of ‘Who is Afraid of Ideology – Part IV: Reverse Shot’ during the last Ch[a]rita festival, and of Part I & II at Dar Bellarj on 20 May for Harvest Festival Marrakech, we invite you to join us for the screening of the third film of the series, “Micro Resistancies”, at LE 18. Part 3, Micro Resistancies takes place in Tolimo, and focuses on the ongoing systemic war waged by transnational corporations against the smallest and the most essential element of life − the seed. 

‘Who is Afraid of Ideology’ is a series of four films by Marwa Arsanios that explore the impact of war on our relationship with nature, by observing eco-feminist practices in conflict zones. The series continues Arsanious ongoing research of ideas stemming from mid-twentieth-century modernisation through contemporary perspectives. Arsanios is particularly concerned with gender dynamics, urbanism, industrialization and agriculture.

Marwa Arsanios is an artist, filmmaker and researcher. She pursues a collaborative and cross-disciplinary research practice and reconsiders the politics of the mid-twentieth century from a contemporary perspective. Solo exhibitions include The Mosaic Rooms, London (2022); Contemporary Arts Center, Cincinnati (2021); Škuc Gallery, Ljubljana (2018); Beirut Art Center (2017); Hammer Museum, Los Angeles (2016); FKA Witte de With, Rotterdam (2016); Kunsthalle Lissabon, Lisbon (2015); and Art in General, New York (2015). 

QANAT is a collective platform that explores the politics and poetics of water in Morocco and beyond to reflect and act upon the multiple contextual understandings and forms of (re)production of the commons.

24 May
Harvest Festival – Marrakech

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