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Rabih Mroué

source: Bobby Rogers



Director, Actor, Author and Visual Artist, Beirut/Berlin

Rabih Mroué, born in Beirut and currently lives in Berlin, is a theatre director, actor, visual artist and playwright. His work is located at the interface of performance and visual arts. It often combines mundane, real-life material with fictitious narratives that he develops for his performances. The unique connection between aesthetic and political research is a distinguishing feature of his work. He is a contributing editor for “The Drama Review /TDR” (New York). He is also a co-founder of the Beirut Art Center (BAC). He was a fellow at the International Research Center “Interweaving Performance Cultures” (FU Berlin), 2012 - 2015. Rabih Mroué is an associated theatre-director at Münchner Kammerspiele (Munich). His works include: “Borborygmus” (2019), “Kill the Audience” (2018), “Sand in the eyes” (2017), “Rima Kamel” (2017), “Ode to Joy” (2015), “Riding on a cloud”, (2013), “33 RPM and a Few Seconds” (2012), “The Pixelated revolution” (2012), “The Inhabitants of images” (2008), “Who’s Afraid of Representation” (2005) and others.