Tania El Khoury


Tania El Khoury is a live artist working in London and Beirut. She creates interactive installations and performances in which the audience is an active collaborator. Tania’s work has been shown in five continents in spaces ranging from museums to cable cars. She is the recipient of ANTI Festival International Live Art Prize 2017,the Total Theatre Innovation Award and the Arches Brick Award 2011.

Tania is currently working on a practice-based PhD at Royal Holloway, University of London. Her research and publications focus on the political and ethical dimensions of interactive live art in the wake of the Arab uprisings.

Tania is associated with Forest Fringe collective of artists in the UK and is a co-founding member of Dictaphone Group in Lebanon, an urban research and site-specific performance collective working in collaboration with local communities and focusing on the politics of space.

“Out of the most specific experience, Tania El Khoury crafts something massive.”
Paul Mason, Channel4

“Sparked by a deep political and social awareness, El Khoury uses individual narratives to tackle subjects such as the concentration of power, state violence, borders, gender dynamics, and the idea of “the other.”
Natalie Shooter, The GOOD Magazine

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For touring and information about Gardens Speak, please email naya@taniaelkhoury.com

For other works and death threats, please email tania@taniaelkhoury.com

“What is Live Art?” Text over Lebanese Newspaper, 2011