Leyya Mona Tawil
Leyya Mona Tawil [Lime Rickey International] is an artist working with sound, performance, and hybrid transmissions. Tawil is a Syrian, Palestinian, American engaged in the world as such. Tawil uses voice, transactive choreography, interactive surfaces and electronics to build hybrid performances and sound compositions. Her work has been presented in over 40 cities throughout the states, Europe and the Arab region. She was nominated for a “Bessies” Award in Music for Lime Rickey International’s Future Faith, commissioned by Abrons Arts Center (NYC) and KONE Foundation (Helsinki). Recent residency/exhibitions include Wysing Art Centre/British Council (UK), Arab American National Museum/JAM3A Festival 2021, and the Tarek Atoui Sound Residency at Sharjah Art Foundation (UAE). As a curator/producer, Tawil is on the team of Live In America Festival, Southern Exposure Gallery, TAC Temescal Art Center, and was also the 2020 ISSUE Project Room Suzanne Fiol Curatorial Fellow for her NOMADIC SIGNALS series, which continues into 2022. She is the founding director of Arab.AMP – a platform for futurist live art and ideas from the SWANA diaspora.
- The Whisperers: Performance (Fusebox 2022)