About the Production
In this interview-based production, six Arab American women shed light on the history and future of Dearborn, Michigan, home to one of the largest and oldest Arab American communities in the country. Undesirable Elements/Dearborn explores issues of identity, immigration, assimilation, racism, and the impact of Islamophobia in Dearborn.
Production Team And Cast
Sara Zatz and Sherrine Azab
Sara Zatz and Sherrine Azab, in collaboration with the performers
Salam Aboulhassan; Rasha Ahmed Almulaiki; Shahad Atiya; Mary Kamal Gagnon; Layla Elabed; Nuzmeya Bader Elder, PhD
Arab American National Museum, Dearborn, Michigan (2018)
Arab American National Museum
This production was supported by the Building Bridges Program, the grant-making arm of the Doris Duke Foundation for Islamic Art, which is an extension of the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation.