city in motion: interactive walk

Yaraqa & TLB Destinations partner to bring together unique interactive city experiences by using movement & performance as tools of discovery, investigation, and engagement: How can we as inhabitants of the city of Beirut situate ourselves in a city constantly inclined to overwrite itself? How can you as visitors make sense of a city with overlapping layers and an abundance of stories? City in Motion is an interactive city exploration, a dynamic unfolding of the the city, and an encounter with its people's narratives.

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THURSDAY 13 June 2019: Beirut

Facilitators: Sheimaa Oubari, Georges Chlouk, Romy Assouad, Ahmad Osman, Mona Hallak with AUB Neighborhood Initiative, Amira Solh, Gaby Jamal from Fighters for Peace | Neighbourhoods: Hamra, Downtown, Gemmayzeh, Sodeco | Partners: TLB Destinations | Client: Hours Beirut

A full day city exploration as part of Hours Beirut, an intimate three-day conference exploring how maintenance and the act of maintaining can be understood in the context of innovation and creativity. Through walking the streets, engaging in pop-up talks and intimate conversations, we gain better insight into the city and its people.

saturday 23 June & sunday 24 june 2018 - 5 till 7pm | hamra

Performer: Chantal Mailhac | Musician: Marc Ernest | Neighborhood: Hamra | Partners: TLB Destinations, AUB Neighborhood Initiative

In an interactive walk along the streets of Hamra, we explore Beirut’s dynamic urban reality with the guidance of local performer Chantal Mailhac and guest musician Marc Ernest. Using performance and sensory-based activities, we engage with this moving phenomenon and connect with this neighborhood - its stories, structures, and spaces.