A Letter to Haseeba


Sweden and Serbia / 2015 / 30'
Performance one-to-one

Nina Markovič Matthis, a Swede, and Haseeba Kareya, a Syrian refugee, exchange a series of letters during Haseeba’s escape from the war-torn country.

Short piece about the European dream of the Other.

“The most elementary fantasmatic scene is not that of a fascinating scene to be looked at, but the notion that ‘there is someone out there looking at us’; it is not a dream, but the notion that ‘we are the objects in someone else’s dream’.”
– S. Žižek

In English.

Production: Bombina Bombast and FyraBen, supported by the Swedish Arts Council, the Skåne Regional Council and the Department of Culture in Malmö.

Organisation: City of Women. In collaboration with Bunker / Old Power Station – Elektro Ljubljana.

Letter to Haseeba