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RCF - Tribune for artists in exile. 7 October 2016.

At the initiative of Roberto Cimetta Fund, a Tribune for artists in exile was organized on Friday 7th October 2016 at the Arab World Institute in Paris in collaboration with Onda - the French Office For Contemporary Performing Arts Circulation, the Syndeac and the Arab World Institute


This event was aiming to encourage more awareness about the current situation of Arab artists and cultural operators in exile particularly amongst their French and European counterparts, in order to favour understanding, exchange and engagement. More than 120 professionals from the sector of Arts and Culture took part in it.


The following artists and cultural operators, representing the artistic and cultural world in Arab countries, have contributed to the debate: Fadi Yazigi, Syrian visual artist and sculptor, Hanan Kassab Hassan, Syrian professor and cultural operator, Sana Yazigi, Syrian designer, Hala Omran and May Skaf, both Syrian actresses.


Jack Lang, President of the Arab World Institute opened the debate, which were moderated by Ferdinand Richard, Chair of the Roberto Cimetta Fund.


We want to thank all our partners and all the participants who took part with enthusiasm to this initiative through their presence, solidarity and generosity.


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