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Farah

Farah

Farah is known for her powerful spoken word performances in which she combines orality, acting, and live music. Originally from Palestine, she has lived in Brazil, France, the United Arab Emirates, and the United Kingdom.

Her shows always incorporate several languages, especially Arabic, English, and French. Farah studied Philosophy and Sociology at the Sorbonne University, and later completed a Master’s Degree in Performance and Culture at Goldsmiths, University of London.

Chamma contributes stories and personal pieces in a series called Little Gems, where she recounts her discoveries walking the streets of her neighbourhood.

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Balad بلد

Balad بلد

Farah shares her poem ‘balad’ – not able to live in cities from her past and imagines living there in the heart of her grandfather.

Old Taste Store

Old Taste Store

Farah shares how stepping into the quaint store in Sharjah brought back a flood of memories of her grandmother and her cooking.

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