Babi Badalov, artist, poet and activist, was born in Lerik, a mountain village in Azerbaijan, close to the border with Iran. For the last few years he has lived the life of a nomad, partly through circumstances – after various mishaps he found himself in France, where he was awarded asylum as a political refugee – and partly through the desire to live in society without prejudices where he could be a poet without fear.
In the performance BRUTAL MEMORIES FROM THE IMMIGRATION JUNGLE SYSTEM in the EU, which will take place in the tranzitdisplay gallery, Badalov will speak of his personal experience of being a deracinated immigrant whose application for political asylum in Great Britain ended in brutal deportation, of the function of the immigration system in the EU, of his interest in orna-mentalism, Andy Darhol, Depeche demode, Turkmen punk, Turkish film, Halluci nation…
18 November 7pm Babi Badalov : Brutal memories from the immigration jungle system in the EU
The lecture is part of the long term collaborative research project FORMER WEST
Co-Funded by the Creative Europe programme of the European Union
opening hours Tue-Sun 12.00 noon - 6.00 p.m.
Dittrichova 9/337, Prague 2, CZ