This group exhibition brings together newly commissioned and existing artworks from six contemporary artists who examine oral history and aural traditions and the roles they play in shaping and recalling history. Across a variety of media, the artists explore the evocative potential of sound, from stories to music to ambient noise. The artists in the exhibition employ different sonic strategies to both conjure and challenge cultural memory, and connect the past to the present. Sound becomes a medium of performing history and, in turn, listening a performative act. Echoes & Reverberations features work by: Jumana Emil Abboud (b. 1971, lives and works in Jerusalem), Anas Al-Shaikh (b. 1968, lives and works in Bahrain), Basma Alsharif (b. 1983, lives and works nomadically), Samah Hijawi (b. 1976 Lives and works between Jordan and Belgium), Magdi Mostafa (b. 1982, lives

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