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      November 24, 2019

      Sunday   6:30 PM

      30 Campus Rd
      Annandale On Hudson, New York 12504

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      Tania El Khoury

      LAB Commission / U.S. Premiere

      The cruelest of borders are invisible to the eye and present in everyday life: the death traps set within a moving body of water and the concealed militarisation of faraway border villages. Cultural Exchange Rate is an interactive live art project in which artist Tania El Khoury shares her family memoirs of life in a border village between Lebanon and Syria marked by war survival, valueless currency collections, brief migration to Mexico, and a river that disregards the colonial and national borders.

      The audience is invited to immerse their heads into one family’s secret boxes to explore the sounds, images, and textures of traces of more than a century of border crossings.

      Cultural Exchange Rate is based on the artist’s recorded interviews with her late grandmother, oral histories collected in her village in Akkar, the discovery of lost relatives in Mexico City, and the family’s attempt to secure dual citizenship.

      Cultural Exchange Rate is co-commissioned by the Fisher Center, Spielart Munich, and Onassis Stegi Athens.
      This program is a part of the 2019 Live Arts Bard Biennial: Where No Wall Remains.

      Visiting us from the New York Metro Area?
      Our luxury coach brings you round-trip from NYC's Upper West Side to the Fisher Center for just $40. Select the coach option available at checkout for Sunday, November 24.

      Save $20 when you purchase the Sunday Package for the coach and all performances.Estimated run time is 45 minutes. 

      Due to the intimate nature of the performance, ticket holders for
       Cultural Exchange Rate must check in 15 minutes before showtime. At 10 minutes before showtime, tickets are subject to release.

      There is no late seating for this performance.

      For more information, call 845-758-7900, e-mail fishercenter@bard.edu,
      or visit https://fishercenter.bard.edu/events/cultural-exchange-rate/.

      Time: 6:30 pm

      Location: Fisher Center, Sosnoff BackstageTicket Information: Tickets: $15; $5 student tickets are available through the Passloff Pass

      Coach from New York City is offered on Sunday, November 24.

      *The following performances are currently sold out: 6, 7, and 8 pm on 11/21; 6 & 8 pm on 11/22; 1:30 pm on 11/23.
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