As the Israeli government passes a drastic “nation-state” law that denigrates minority populations in the country, artists are trying to imagine a world where there’s unity instead of divide.
Palestinian Cultural Center Destroyed by Israeli Military in Recent Attacks
The Al-Meshal Cultural Center in Gaza was destroyed by Israeli F-16s this week.
An Illegal Archeological Dig in the West Bank Raises Questions About the Museum of the Bible
The Museum of the Bible has been funding a number of scholarly projects, including an illegal excavation in the West Bank that will certainly influence how the public understands the Bible and the ancient world.
Photographs that Refuse to Stay Silent on the Palestinian Catastrophe
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.
An Interactive Documentary About Everyday Life in a Palestinian Village
The Invisible Walls of Occupation is an online interactive documentary that takes viewers into Burqah, a Palestinian village.
A Palestinian Play’s Gutting Portrayal of Fighters Besieged in the Church of the Nativity
The story of a 39-day siege at the church traditionally said to mark the birthplace of Jesus Christ casts human emotions into stark relief amid almost unimaginable circumstances.
How a Mark Twain Travel Book Turned Palestine into a Desert
The Innocents Abroad, the most famous 19th-century account of Palestine, is in the end an elaborate, sustained joke at the expense of the peoples and places of the Mediterranean.
A Garden of Possibilities at the Palestinian Museum
The new museum explores the living culture of Jerusalem, which curator Reem Fadda sees as a city that exemplifies the beginning and end of globalism.
Artists Launch Initiative in Support of the Palestinian Prisoners’ Hunger Strike
#dignitystrike aims to amplify the hunger strike with daily contributions in the form of images, words, voices, and actions of all kinds.
A Haunting Game of Survival Set During the 2014 Israel–Gaza Conflict
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.
A Palestinian Artist Records 17 Versions of a Family Story
Inas Halabi won the AM Qattan Foundation’s Young Artist of the Year Award for her video featuring different family members telling the story of her grandfather’s scar.
Photos from 100 Days of Self-Imposed Confinement
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.