Over 150 literary figures are calling for the release of Palestinian poet Dareen Tatour, who since last year has faced charges in Israel for sharing her poetry on Facebook and on YouTube.
The Ineffectiveness of Words and Other Boundaries
The recently closed exhibition by Shimon Attie at Jack Shainman gallery is the documentation of a peculiar work made two years ago and installed in contested locations in Israel and the Palestinian Territories.
A Photo Exhibition About Israel and the West Bank that Chooses Sides
On the heels of last Saturday’s protest at the Brooklyn Museum, a more careful examination of one of the two exhibitions targeted by the protesters is in order.
Transforming a Refugee Camp’s Walls into Subtle Silhouettes
The white paint that covers many of the building facades in Al-Hussein, a refugee camp in Amman, Jordan, is chipping and peeling after decades of wear.
Artists Launch “Letter for Palestine” Campaign at Venice Biennale
On Sunday, artists participating in and attending the 2015 Venice Biennale launched a campaign titled “Artists’ Letter for Palestine.”
Palestinian Artist’s Rainbow Mural on the West Bank Wall Has Unintended Consequences
Artist Khaled Jarrar is no stranger to controversy.
Israel Criticizes Swiss Support of Photo Exhibit About Palestine
The Israeli government is coming down hard on a photography exhibition in Switzerland that features images of daily life in the Palestinian Occupied Territories.
The Story of an American Artist Who Was Denied Entry into Israel
Last week, Brooklyn-based graphic designer, curator, and artist Laura Arena was denied entry into Israel in an experience she is still trying to understand.
A Tale of Two Exhibitions and the Politics of Forgetting
BARCELONA — The study of the history of exhibitions allows us to “shuffle the deck of art history,” as Robert Rosenblum wrote in his essay for the 2000 exhibition 1900: Art at the Cross-Roads.
Nearly 1,000 UK Artists Commit to Cultural Boycott of Israel
Some 1,000 British artists have signed on to a cultural boycott of Israel, pledging their “support [for] the Palestinian struggle for freedom, justice and equality.”
Israel Indicts Palestinians for Antiquities Looting
Six Palestinians were indicted in an Israeli court with illegal digging for antiquities on December 7, Haaretz reported.
In Ongoing Palestine-Israel Archeology Politics, the Conflict Over a Cemetery and a Museum
History is compressed in Jerusalem, where settlements go back thousands of years and every step is over layers of archeology. And in a place where land and its ownership is constantly in conflict, especially over who-was-here-first, this archeology has long been embedded with politics, especially in the relationship between Israel and Palestine.