Behrouz Boochani & Ibrahim Mahama in Conversation

Behrouz Boochani

For the 22nd Biennale of Sydney, titled NIRIN, Ghanaian artist Ibrahim Mahama created an immersive installation titled after Behrouz Boochani’s 2018 book, No Friend but the Mountains – a harrowing account of the Kurdish-Iranian journalist’s lived experience as an asylum seeker imprisoned for six years on Manus Island.

This exclusive “In Conversation” brings together Ibrahim Mahama and Behrouz Boochani for the first time for a one-hour webinar to explore the relationship between their works.

Moderated by Human Rights Watch Australia Director, Elaine Pearson, the audience will have the opportunity to submit questions prior to the event.


50% of proceeds from the event will be donated to Human Rights Watch.

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