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He is alone near an empty bed, in the middle of boxes filled with pieces of fabric on which are written words in Arabic. “Our head is a box full of boxes.” In each one a different thing: an event, a sound, an odor, pieces of life… 

Mokhallad Rasem has been collecting personal notes for twenty years: he notes down daily images that appear in his dreams, memories that pop up and impressions that tumble into his imagination from everyday reality. Between an empty bed and boxes full of memories, Mokhallad Rasem expresses deep thoughts and intense emotions, sometimes still observations and surprising fantasies. And all this for the first time in his mother tongue, Arabic.  

Journal d’un lit vide is a poetic invitation to think about the passing of time, about distance and intimacy, about having to say goodbye and start over again.

Info

  • Language

    AR > FR

  • Venue

    Salle Jacques Huisman

  • Duration

    55’

Cast

  • Concept & Performance 
    Mokhallad Rasem 

    Text 
    Mokhallad Rasem 

    Dramaturgie
    Erwin Jans 

    Scenography 
    Mokhallad Rasem 

    Production 
    Toneelhuis 

Calendar

  • Tuesday
    20:45
  • Wednesday
    20:15
  • Thursday
    20:45
  • Friday
    20:45
  • Saturday
    20:45