The Third Circle by Nancy Naous and Wael Koudaih
Performance and installation by Nancy Naous and Wael Kodeih
Produced in 2015
Duration: 47 min
Original Language: Arabic
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The Third Circle is an installation and a performance, based on interviews made in Lebanon with several Muslim scholars, religious leaders and experts in Islamic law. After showing them a video of extracts of a dance performance, the duo questioned them on how this piece might be created so as to conform to Islamic law. The intention was to find out, with regard to both the dance and the music, what would be authorized by the Sharia.