Talks

Cultural Play

October 2019

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                                                • Cultural Play

                                                  05:00 PM-08:00 PM

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                                                              Brief

                                                              Our cultural heritage provides endless inspiration and sources of creative material to play with. The preservation of traditional forms of play allow stories to be retold and cross to a new generation. The games, songs, stories and performances we experience in our childhood define our cultures, they inform or memories and shared experiences. By exploring and recording how we play we grow our understanding of our cultures and traditions. Meet the artists who are recording Saudi’s play culture, exploring and playing with Arabic music and preserving the play from the past for the future.

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                                                              Speakers

                                                              Mohammed Al Faraj

                                                              As an artist and freelance filmmaker, Mohammad Al Faraj's practice reflects a collaborative and multifaceted relationship to making and sharing…

                                                              Dr. Nabeel Bahjt

                                                              Dr. Nabil Bahgat is a writer, a theater director, and head of the theater department at Helwan University, and has officially represented Egypt in…

                                                              Benjamin Loyauté

                                                              Benjamin Loyauté (born in 1979 in Normandy, France) lives and works around the world with a nomadism statement. He is defined as a «story-maker»…

                                                              Dr. Siham A. Al Suwaigh

                                                              is a professor of Educational Psychology and a Certified Play Therapist. She received her B.S. from Oregon State University, her M.A. from…

                                                              Rafah Sahab

                                                              Rafah first discovered how transformational and magical the playful experience could be while she was studying Play Therapy in the U.S. Rafah founded…

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