Archive for the ‘Art’ Category

Mohammed Hassona – We Are Hope For Freedom (Gaza, 2013)

Mohammed Hassona , Graphic Designer and Blogger, Gaza, Occupied Palestine –

September 18, 2013 • Tags: , , • Posted in: Art • 2 Comments

Mary Tuma – Homes For The Disembodied

Homes For the Disembodied - Artist Mary Tuma
Artist’s Statement:

Homes for the Disembodied is a large-scale suspended sculpture made from 50 continuous yards of black chiffon folded to create five connected dresses similar in form to the dresses traditionally worn by the women of Palestine. It was created for exhibition at the Al Wasiti Art Center in [...]

Jan Van Eden Exhibit

Artist: Jan Van Eden
Viva Palestina, 2009, Oleo sobre algodón, 40×58×5 cm, Reference: 093416
Upcoming Exhibit: Art Singel 100, Amsterdam, 5th of March – 3rd of April, 2011
Jan van Eden (Voorburg, 1942) is self-taught as an artist and from the early sixties to the present day he has created an extensive oeuvre of drawings and paintings.  The [...]

Landscapes of Desire – Drawings by John Halaka

“My drawings from the series Landscapes of Desire are inspired by the ruins of Palestinian villages and homes that were destroyed during and after the 1948 ethnic cleansing of Palestine. The images allow me to reflect on an ongoing effort to annihilate a Palestinian culture that refuses to disappear and an indigenous people that [...]

Tadamon Montreal Rally 500 Artists in Solidarity

Montreal, Canada – February 25th 2010.   Today, a broad spectrum of Montreal artists are standing in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for freedom and supporting the growing international campaign for Boycott, Divestment and Sanctions (BDS) against the Israeli state. Last winter, the Israeli state launched a violent military assault on [...]

Found Art Criminalized in Palestine-Israel

“We want to continue our struggle. We want to continue to have our rights until we will have freedom and independence to remove the wall, to remove the settlements, to remove all of these things and this illegal wall and arresting the people, and we will not stop because this is [...]

Smiles In Gaza as the Quest for Freedom Continues

Gaza City, Palestine – October 13th, 2009. Steadfast in their smiles of innocence, children of Al-Maghazi refugee camp, in the middle of the Gaza Strip, enjoyed the launching today of ‘Quest For Smile’, an after-school event of performance and entertainment organized in Gaza and sponsored internationally.  The celebration was attended by an estimated 200 children, [...]

Wafa Hourani Shows ‘Qalandia 2087′ in Istanbul, Turkey

The ever-smiling Palestinian artist Wafa Hourani’s quiet behaviors come at a striking contrast to the outspokenness of his work “Qalandia 2087,” which depicts a futuristic version of the Qalandia refugee camp. The work is allows the viewer to walk around in the “streets” of Qalandia and features live goldfish. The artist aims to push Palestinians [...]

Seattle – Artists To End The Occupation Presents

NMI presents Gaza Over and Over

No-More-Ignorance (NMI), is an international group of artists who struggle together against War, Propaganda, and Human right violations around the world.  They recently presented their latest group work, Gaza Over and Over , a 70 page document summarizing Israel’s military aggression on the Gaza Strip from December 2008 until February 2009.  It contains photos, data, [...]