The Overseas Ensemble

Ilaria Lupo

This project focuses on the legal interdiction to migrant laborers to perform music publicly in Lebanon. This is because the legal restrictions on performing music is under the purview of the Artist Visa, rooted in French mandate laws which still regulate prostitution in Lebanon.

Date: 2015
Location: N/A
Medium: Sound
Material: Album production, live performances and film (in progress)
Section: Contemporary
Duration: Temporary
Tags: Participatory art
Authorizations: N/A
Commissioner: Artist-led initiative