Crossroads Institute

An interdisciplinary research and practice collaboration at the crossroads of lands, seas and cultures: the Strait of Gibraltar - where the Atlantic and Mediterranean waters mix and where Europe and Africa are just 10 miles apart and where the Arabo-Islamic "world" has it's furthest western reach.

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New "Arab-Spring" themed book project made possible by the support of Crossroads Institute (CI) and produced by: Collaborative Media International (CMI), and International Centre for Performance Studies (ICPS).

No Man's Land by Mohammed Kaouti

One of the most important plays in the Moroccan artistic repertoire following independence.. --Khalid Amine, Professor, UniversitĂ© Abdelmalek Essaadi and President, International Centre for Performance Studies (ICPS) – Tangier, Morocco

"A product of Morocco's traditional “open space” for debate - the theatre, No Man's Land foregrounds and predicts the “Mouvement du 20 FĂ©vrier”. It shrewdly highlights the seemingly irreconcilable struggles, conflicting aspirations, and complex socio-political realities of postcolonial Morocco. As various groups vie for power in the still-unfolding “Arab Spring”, Kaouti’s No Man’s Land reminds us that we ought to be paying closer attention to artists, the voices of “insiders” and to performative powers." --George F Roberson, editor

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