“How would history read,” Sabaaneh muses,” if those who bled and suffered through it had written it?” White & Black attempts to answer that question for the Palestinian people.
A 22-year-old singer from Jerusalem, is producing pop music in English “with a uniquely Palestinian touch.”
Ghnaim contends that Palestinian embroidery sacrificed much of its significance and role in preserving Palestinian culture at the altar of commercialization over the years. A key role of embroidery is storytelling.
Unlike many Palestinian artists who dislike the idea being put into the “resistance art” box, Jarrar is a politically-engaged artist making a statement against an emerging world order of separation walls.
If you lack an easel and a canvas and have no need for them anyway, then Gaza Graffiti proclaims, “Make everything beauty.”
“If the Olive Trees knew the hands that planted them, Their Oil would become Tears.”
– Mahmoud Darwish
Tarek Al-Ghoussein, Khalil Rabah, Khaled Jarrar, Laila Shawa, and Samia Halaby,