From November 16th-30th 2018, the Cité internationale des arts will host the festival’s second key event at its Montmartre site in the 18th arrondissement, transformed for the occasion into an exhibition space spread over 3 floors.
On Fridays and Saturdays, the programme continues with festive evenings featuring performances, debates and concerts in the large living room on the ground floor, the scenography of which has been entrusted to the Syrian artist Khaled Alwaera. The scenography, conceived using recycled materials, is an installation in its own right, a metaphor for a transition between two worlds, serving both as a space of conviviality and an ephemeral stage.
On the agenda for this evening:
A debate on Iranian society and exile that has seen several waves of exile since 1979 and on the issue of women in particular.
With Saeed Paivandi, Professor of Educational Sciences, Director of LISEC-Lorraine; Azadeh Kian, Professor of Sociology at Paris 7, Director of CEDREF
Since the Islamic revolution of 1979, women artists have not had the right to be heard. To perform and create freely, they must do so outside their country. Aida Nosrat went to France with her husband, Babak Amir Mobasher, to continue singing. Together, they form the group Manushan, which combines Persian singing, jazz and flamenco.
With Aida Nosrat aa-e (violin, singing - Iran), in residence at the Cité internationale des arts; Babak Amir Mobasher aa-e (guitar - Iran), in residence at the Cité internationale des arts; Patrick Gaurageur (percussion - France).