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(Amman, 1962)

Sawsan Darwaza

She is a pioneer in the field of Jordanian independent theatre and film. Her ongoing cultural program An Artist With A View contains 52 video portraits of key cultural figures in the Arab world, consisting of interviews, analyses, and excerpts from individual works. Sawsan Darwaza produced and directed herself the video portraits of the prolific Iraqi Oud musician Naseer Shamma, the Iraqi film-maker Sa’ad Salman, the Iraqi French costume and jewellery designer Hana Sadek, the Iraqi poet Shawki Abdul Amir, and one of the leading Iraqi theatre directors, Jawad Assadi.

The information regarding participants is taken from a file which has not been updated since the completion date of each project.