Bashar Murkus is a playwright and director and founding member of the Khashabi ensemble, a group of independent Palestinian theatre-makers in Haifa. His work is supported by Moussem and has been shown in Palestine, France, Belgium, Tunisia, Ireland and the United States. Murkus studied theatre at the University of Haifa, where he teaches acting and directing. Khashabi Theatre gives artists the opportunity to freely experiment and research and develop alternative forms of theatre. His residency this season is part of the new creation ‘Observation Room’, a performance on the theme of radicalness.