Dancing on the Edge Urgent artistic dialogues with the middle east

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Samira Saleh

Samira Saleh is a spoken word artist from the Netherlands. She has been using spoken word as a tool for self empowerment and won the 2016 BILL Award for speaking and the Slam ‘t Stad – Team Zuid slam poetry tournament in 2015.

Previous performances of Saleh have taken place all around Belgium, the Netherlands, Birmingham, Belgrade and Cairo for different projects like the Tashweesh Festival, Apple’s And Snakes Hit The Ode, Stand & Deliver and Urban Woorden’s Jazz n’ Words session. In 2016 she was appointed Slambassador for Belgium in the International exchange project, Next Generation Speaks for which she traveled to San Francisco.