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Daher Aita  [ Syria, Germany ]

Biography

Portrait Aita
Copyright Holger Heyne

Guest 2017.

born in Damascus in 1966, studied and taught at the Higher Institute of Dramatic Arts in Damascus. Since 1995, he has worked as a director and scriptwriter, including at the Al-Kabbani Theatre in Damascus. Aita has received awards for his many books and plays. Still to be published, among other works, is a novel about the beginnings of the Syrian revolution. In 2016, a short story was published in German in the anthology »Weg sein – hier sein« (tr. »Being away – being here«). Aita has been wheelchair-bound since the age of three. He now lives in Saxony.

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