MOTforestillinger III – Ongoing Nakba?

Saturday May 14th, 12.00 – 21.00, at Deichmanske Library. 
Free entrance.

Sunday May 15th, 12.00 – 20.00, at Litteraturhuset.
Entrance: 100 kr

PROGRAM SATURDAY

12.15 – 13.15: The author Akram Musallam (Ramallah) in conversation with Tale Næss.

 

“When Shimon Peres gave me a sweet” by Akram Musallam.

Performed by Trond Peter Stamsø Munch, Gisle Hass, Marius Kolbenstvedt and Nicolay Lange-Nielsen.

Translated into english by Motaz Habbash, into Norwegian by Terje Nordby and Vibeke Harper

 

Break

13.45 – 14.45: The author Atef Abu Saif (Gaza) in conversation with Kari Veiteberg.

 

Excerpts from “The Drone Eats with me – diaries from a city under fire” by Atef Abu Saif.

Performed by Bjørn Moan.

Translated by Vibeke Harper and Terje Nordby.

Break

15.15 – 15.45: We commemorate the late author Salman Natour (1949 – 2016).
Natour was supposed to participate in the festival, but sadly he passed away earlier this year.

 

Excerpts from “We Have Not Forgotten” by Salman Natour.

Performed by Trond Peter Stamsø Munch

Translated by Marius Kolbenstvedt and Terje Nordby.

 

“Salman Natour: the body of memory” by Akram Musallam.

Performed by Trond Peter Stamsø Munch

Translated to English by Motaz Habbash

 

Break

16.00 – 17.00: The author Susan Abulhawa in conversation with Asbjørn Øverås.

 

Excerpts from “Morning in Jenin” by Susan Abulhawa.

Performed by Ingvild Holthe Bygdnes

Translated by Ragnhild Eikli.

“Wala” by Susan Abulhawa.

Performed by Ingvild Holthe Bygdnes.

Translated/transcreated by Inger Elisabeth Hansen.

Break

17.30 – 18.30: Presentation of De-Colonizer and their new project Nakba in Hebrew.

Eitan and Eléonore Bronstein (Tel Aviv) in conversation with Kathrine Jensen.

 

“Nakba” by Tale Næss 

Performed by Trond Peter Stamsø Munch

19.00 – 21.00: Filmscreening: The Village under the forest, by Mark J. Kaplan.

PROGRAM SUNDAY

12.00: Welcome and short introduction, Marius Kolbenstvedt / Vibeke Harper

12.15: Eitan and Eléonore Bronstein (De-Colonizer) present their new project Nakba in Hebrew

 

13.15: “Angry Response from KKL Tree” by Natali Cohen Vaxberg.

Translated and performed by Henriette Blakstad.

 

Break

 

14.00 – 15.30: The Nakba – 1948 until today
Panel conversation with Susan Abulhawa, Rana Issa and Eitan Bronstein,

moderated by Kathrine Jensen (leader of the Norwegian Palestine Committee)

Excerpts from “We Have Not Forgotten” by Salman Natour

Performed by Trond Peter Stamsø Munch

Translated by Marius Kolbenstvedt and Terje Nordby

Excerpts from “Morning in Jenin” by Susan Abulhawa.

Performed by Birgitte Larsen

Translated by Ragnhild Eikli 

“Wala” by Susan Abulhawa

Performed by Andrea Bræin Hovig

Translated/transcreated by Inger Elisabeth Hansen.

 

Break

16.00 – 17.30: The attacks on Gaza – Ongoing Nakba?
Panel conversation with Atef Abu Saif, Kristine Hofseth and Motaz Habbash, moderated by Jørgen Jensehaugen.

Excerpts from “The Drone Eats with me – diaries from a city under fire”, by Atef Abu Saif.

Performed by Bjørn Moan

Translated by Vibeke Harper and Terje Nordby

“For Gaza on the 31st of July 2014″ by Tale Næss

Read in Norwegian and Arabic by Tale Næss and Akram Musallam

“If my words” by Rafeef Ziadah.

Performed by Hanne Diserud and Kjetil Møster.

Translated by Marius Kolbenstvedt.

 

Break

18.00: “When Shimon Peres gave me a sweet” by Akram Musallam

Performed by  Trond Peter Stamsø Munch, Gisle Hass, Henrik Rafaelsen and Nicolay Lange-Nilsen

Translated by Terje Nordby and Vibeke Harper

18.30: Culturel Intifada – Solidarity, boycot and the power in artistic resistance
Panel conversation with Ketil Magnussen (Human rights Human wrongs), Kirsti Aarseth (Akulbi), Motaz Habbash (artist from Gaza, living in Oslo), Eléonore Merza Bronstein (De-Colonizer), Trond Peter Stamsø Munch (NOOR produksjoner), moderated by Vibeke Harper

Questions from the audience

Revenge, by Taha Muhammad Ali

Performed by Kim Haugen

Translated by Vibeke Harper and Marius Kolbenstvedt

End 20.00.