Syrian Cassette Archives. Photo: Mark Gergis

Syrian Cassette Archives


An evening celebrating the launch of Syrian Cassette Archives, an initiative to preserve, share and research analogue music tapes from Syria’s abundant cassette era (1980s to 2010). Featuring live music of Syrian composer and producer Rizan Sa’id and further guests, cassette and vinyl dj sets by Mark Gergis & Yamen Mekdad and a discussion with the Syrian Cassette Archives team, moderated by ethnomusicologist and archivist Farah Zahra. As part of “Arbeit am Gedächtnis – Transforming Archives”.

Saturday, 9 Oct

Live music, DJ sets, Discussion

With Rizan Sa’id, Mark Gergis, Yamen Mekdad, et al.

Presenter: Farah Zahra

In English

€ 10/6


Tel.: (030) 200 57-1000