Taştekin Aram

  • country
  • Kurdistan
  • disciplines
  • filmmaking, theatre, TV
  • languages
  • Kurdish
  • born on 11.11.1988
  • in Diyabakir, Turkey
  • lives in Paris

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Born in 1988 in Diyarbakir in Turkey, Aram Taştekin is a Kurdish playwright and actor. Graduated from the conservatory of Cegerxwîn in Diyarbakir, he teaches drama and acts in theatre plays, films and TV. Qualified in art therapy, he specializes in teaching theater to children. In 2016, as director of cultural affairs of the city of Lice, he directed a film, “Kevir”, about the “guerre de Sur/Diyarkir”. In late 2017, he fled his country to seek political refuge in France. He became a member of the agency of artists in exile, graduated and earned a master’s degree in theatre at the University Paris 8, and studied Kurdish at INALCO. In 2019, he assisted Peter Brook Marie-Hélène Estienne in “Why” at the Théâtre des Bouffes du Nord. Today, he has a role in his own theatre play “Happy Dreams Hotel – une histoire kurde”, staged by Elie Guillou, and performed in many French cities.