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White Wall Festival: “Meeting Of Alphabets” Curated by Don Karl. (Beirut, Lebanon)

Posted on September 28, 2017

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Date(s) - 09/28/2017 - 10/07/2017
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White Wall Festival: "Meeting Of Alphabets" Curated by Don Karl. (Beirut, Lebanon)


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Beirut, 28 September – 7 October 2017

eL Seed, EpS, Exist, Hamza Abu Ayyash, Hayat Chaaban, Mang, Moe, Niels SHOE Meulman, Schriftzug, Spaz, Yazan Halwani

The legendary Street Art festival WHITE WALL is coming back to Beirut. In a historic meeting of the Arabic and Latin Alphabets, the Arabic Graffiti stars eL Seed and Yazan Halwani, along with the Dutch founder of Calligraffiti, Niels SHOE Meulman, will paint large buildings in the city. The murals will be located in West and East Beirut and on the former Green Line of the civil war. They will stand as a symbol of unity in the once divided city.

Murals / Digital Calligraffiti / Conference / Workshop

Arabic and Latin letters will also join forces in Digital Calligraffiti that will be projected on large public walls. In several performances, Schriftzug from Germany and Palestinian Hamza Abu Ayyash-both Calligraffiti ambassadors-will be joined by Lebanese Calligraffiti artists Hayat Chaaban from Tripoli, Moe from Beirut, and Canadian media artist Mang (aka Michael Ang). Together with Lebanese graffiti artists, they will paint multiple walls, give a Digital Calligraffiti workshop, and take part in additional events.

Curated by Don Karl.

https://www.facebook.com/whitewallbeirut

Beirut, 28 September – 7 October 2017

eL Seed, EpS, Exist, Hamza Abu Ayyash, Hayat Chaaban, Mang, Moe, Niels SHOE Meulman, Schriftzug, Spaz, Yazan Halwani

The legendary Street Art festival WHITE WALL is coming back to Beirut. In a historic meeting of the Arabic and Latin Alphabets, the Arabic Graffiti stars eL Seed and Yazan Halwani, along with the Dutch founder of Calligraffiti, Niels SHOE Meulman, will paint large buildings in the city. The murals will be located in West and East Beirut and on the former Green Line of the civil war. They will stand as a symbol of unity in the once divided city.

Murals / Digital Calligraffiti / Conference / Workshop

Arabic and Latin letters will also join forces in Digital Calligraffiti that will be projected on large public walls. In several performances, Schriftzug from Germany and Palestinian Hamza Abu Ayyash-both Calligraffiti ambassadors-will be joined by Lebanese Calligraffiti artists Hayat Chaaban from Tripoli, Moe from Beirut, and Canadian media artist Mang (aka Michael Ang). Together with Lebanese graffiti artists, they will paint multiple walls, give a Digital Calligraffiti workshop, and take part in additional events.

Curated by Don Karl

Follow us on fb.com/whitewallbeirut

Berlin, 28 September
7:00 pm Digital Calligraffiti Networked Performance
THEOSONE, Friendly, Kadir Amigo Memis & VJ Zoye Vero.
Collegium Hungaricum, 10117 Berlin

The Event is linked live to a simultanous event in Beirut. The Calligraffiti artists in both cities work together on the same Digital Calligraffiti artworks.

Beirut, 28 September
8:00 pm Digital Calligraffiti at GROßE PARTY, Gemmayzeh
with
Schriftzug, Hayat Chaaban, Niels Shoe Meulman, MOE calligraffiti, Hamza Abu Ayyash & Michael Ang on the Infl3ctor.

Music: Rita / Charlie Rayne / Ari Jan & Sara Darwish / Gurumiran WASS ( Who Killed Bruce Lee / ACOUSTIC SET) / Jad Taleb

The event is part of the inaugutration of Goethe-Institut Libanon, Gemmayzeh, Beirut

Beirut, 29 September
7:00 pm Vernissage photo exhibition ‘Al Asli’, portraits of Lebanese graffiti writers
8:00 pm Premiere screening ‘Graffiti Men beirut’ documentary by Sarah Claux
Institut Français du Liban

In association with Les 5 Eléments – Folle Journée Street Art

Beirut, 30 September
La Journée des 5 Eléments
3:00 pm Roundtable ‘From Ouzai to Ouzville’ or how the street art can transorm a neglected neighbourhood. With Ayad Nasser (head of the project), Farah Makki (architect), Moe and Exist (graffiti writers), and Bilal Tarabey (journalist) as moderator.
4:30 pm
Presentation from the Calligraffiti workshop Concrete Minds
5:00 pm Hip Hop & Breakdance Freestyle Battle
7:00 pm Digital Calligraffiti performance with Schriftzug, Moe, Hamza Abu Ayyash, Mang …
8:00 pm Film screening ‘Beyrouth Street : Hip-Hop au Liban’ by Salim Saab
Institut Français du Liban

In association with Les 5 Eléments – Folle Journée Street Art

Beirut, 2 October
20:00 Digital Calligraffiti projection on Fransabank building, Hamra with Schriftzug, Niels Shoe Meulman, Moe, Hamza Abu Ayyash, Mang …



Beirut, 4 – 5 October

Digital Calligraffiti Workshop
by Schriftzug, Moe, Hayat Chabaan, Hamza Abu Ayyash
Station Beirut, Jisr El Wati

Digital Calligraffiti is a collaboration with and initiated by Susa Pop, Public Art Lab.

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