Palestine

Shows

Khaled Jarrar – Olympiad Palestine 2013

Khaled Jarrar – Olympiad Palestine 2013

Posted May 16th, 2013

Contemporary Art, Palestine, Shows

Ayyam Gallery London is pleased to be hosting the ‘Olympiad Palestine 2013′ from 20 June – 3 August, the first UK solo exhibition of Khaled Jarrar. This exciting body of work will include a new site-specific participatory installation for which Jarrar will be constructing a… Read More

Palestine

Groundstone laid for Palestinian Museum

Groundstone laid for Palestinian Museum

Posted April 11th, 2013

Architecture, Museums, Palestine

The construction of the Palestinian Museum has officially started. Palestinians have laid the groundstone at Birzeit University, near Ramallah on the West Bank, in a ceremony with Palestinian President Mahmoud Abbas as the guest of honor for the world’s largest museum devoted to their history…. Read More

Videos

Global Street Art – Palestine, Egypt and Libya

Global Street Art – Palestine, Egypt and Libya

Posted April 6th, 2013

Arab World, Egypt, Graffiti, Libya, Palestine, Street Art, Videos

Journalist and blogger Soraya Morayef, who has covered the Egyptian revolution’s graffiti, produced new video reports about the street art of the Arab world, as part of a series for MOCAtv, the YouTube channel of the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles. Read Soraya Morayef’s… Read More

Palestine

Qalandiya International – New Biennial for Palestine

Qalandiya International – New Biennial for Palestine

Posted October 9th, 2012

Festivals, Palestine

Qalandiya International, an ambitious undertaking by the art community, will launch its zero edition in the fall of 2012. It is slated to take place from November 1st to 15th, throughout many Palestinian cities, towns, and villages. The event is a daring foray into showcasing… Read More

Street Art

JR’s new project gets Israelis, Palestinians to smile for the camera

JR’s new project gets Israelis, Palestinians to smile for the camera

Posted September 16th, 2011

Israel, Palestine, Street Art

“JERUSALEM — Large black-and-white portraits have been appearing on bridges, billboards and broken-down buses all over Israel and the West Bank as part of an international project that allows people to turn pictures of themselves into works of art or political statements. The portraits of… Read More

Palestine

Tarzan and Arab: the Gaza artists determined to make it against all odds

Tarzan and Arab: the Gaza artists determined to make it against all odds

Posted August 16th, 2011

Film, Palestine

Despite a lack of training, equipment, funding or an audience, Gaza’s twin artists are determined to succeed as film directors Harriet Sherwood in Gaza City reports for The Guardian: “They are determined to succeed as film directors, yet they have never been to a cinema…. Read More

Photography

WAR-TOYS – How children experience the day-to-day wars around them

WAR-TOYS – How children experience the day-to-day wars around them

Posted July 7th, 2011

Documentaries, Middle East, Palestine, Photography

“WAR-TOYS is a work-in-progress photo essay and a documentary film that seeks to explore war from the perspective of children living in its day-to-day reality. Because cognitive ability is often ahead of language development, children typically share their experiences and cope with associated feelings through… Read More

Shows

Picasso in Palestine

Picasso in Palestine

Posted June 21st, 2011

Palestine, Shows

An original painting for one of the best known artists in history, Pablo Picasso, will be on exhibit in Ramallah starting Friday, according to organizers of the month-long event, reports the Palestine News & Info Agency Wafa: “The exhibition, Picasso in Palestine and which is… Read More

Videos

Walk the line in Palestine

Walk the line in Palestine

Posted May 21st, 2011

Featured, Menasa, Palestine, Videos

Explore the West Bank perimeter through Mark Thomas’ gonzo rambling and Francis Alÿs’ action painting Art Threat: “Currently, it is possible to experience aspects of the Palestinian political drama through complementary events on both sides of the Atlantic; through the work of the British comedian… Read More