Josh Kun & Milad Khawam & Rasha Hilwi

Sonic Rights: Music of Escape, Music of Belonging

Part of "CTM 2020 – Liminal"


English /  approx. 75 min.

[Translate to EN:]

A remix of declarations of human rights. A spoken and sonic tour of homes made only of music. A live mash-up of Hannah Arendt and Mahmoud Darwish. A crossfade of Syria, Palestine, Germany, the US, and Mexico. Hear my voice. Don’t silence me. Listen for my song. 

In the age of mass displacement, there is music everywhere, but what is it for? There is the right to make music, and there is music as a form of rights. So should I stay or should I go? Sometimes singing a song is the only way back to a home that no longer exists.

Specially conceived for CTM 2020, this hybrid performance mixes spoken word, recorded sound, and live musical performance.


  • Past
    Fri 31.1.2020, 19:30 / HAU2


CTM 2020 is funded by the Senate Department for Culture and Europe, Initiative Musik, Federal Government Commissioner for Culture and Media, Goethe-Institut, Federal Foreign Office, Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, Canada Council for the Arts, Government of Canada, Nordic Culture Fund. In collaboration with HAU Hebbel am Ufer, transmediale 2020, Kulturprojekte Berlin, and many more.


Hallesches Ufer 34, 10963 Berlin

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