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 [...]

Landscapes of Desire – John Halaka show at The Jerusalem Fund, DC

John Halaka’s drawings Landscapes of Desire are inspired by the ruins of Palestinian villages and homes that were destroyed by Israel during and after the 1948 ethnic cleansing of Palestine. The images compel the viewer to reflect on the unrelenting effort by the Jewish State to annihilate a culture that refuses to disappear and an [...]