“We live in constant fear of censorship. No artist should have that fear,” says 21-year-old artist Malak Mattar.
Ariella Azoulay, Shepard Fairey, Antony Gormley, and Tai Shani are among the growing number of artists, filmmakers, musicians, and writers calling for international pressure to impose an embargo and lift the siege of Gaza.
The Al-Meshal Cultural Center in Gaza was destroyed by Israeli F-16s this week.
The ways in which media has abstracted the violence in Gaza brought back to mind an experience I had with an editor in 2014, when I tried writing about the Oakland-Palestine Solidarity Mural.
What stands out in Wissam Nassar’s photography of the current conflict in Palestine is the intensity with which certain bodies are articulating their task, refusing to perform disability, instead exuding capacity.
Liyla and the Shadows of War is a game set during the 2014 Israel–Gaza conflict, in which you attempt to protect a young girl through the raging battle.
Nidaa Badwan’s 100 Days of Solitude explores the refuge she found in her 100-square-foot room in Gaza during the course of 20 months.
The elusive street artist Banksy has released a two-minute video featuring his new art works in Gaza which highlight the plight of the area’s 1.8 million Palestinian residents.
CHICAGO — I didn’t come across Tanya Habjouqa’s photo series Women of Gaza underneath a sensationalized article headline about the Middle East. A friend posted one of her photos to my wall because it looked like a woman in a hijab shooting a selfie.