Tag Archives: Art

Could censorship of children’s art prove a turning point? – video

Henry Norr, Mondoweiss, Sep 30, 2011 If I were one of the Zionist operatives who pressured the Museum of Children’s Art in Oakland to cancel the exhibit of Gaza children’s drawings, I’d be kicking myself right now.   If they’d simply ignored the whole thing and let its scheduled two-month run proceed, probably no more […]

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Opening of MECA’s “A Child’s view from Gaza” Exhibit – in pictures

  Youth Against Normalization | September 29, 2011 The exhibit will be on display on 917 Washington Street, Oakland CA for the next two months.                                                   Source & Much More at the […]

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Leila Khaled in Lipstick: Palestinian Women Out of Frame

Images of Khaled and other icons of the seventies are reproduced at Framed-Unramed, an exhibition at the Ethnographic and Art Museum, in partnership with the Institute of Women’s Studies at Birzeit University. Rasha Hilwi | Al Akhbar English | September 29, 2011 Birzeit University is hosting a unique exhibition of works by Palestinian artists dating […]

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Yasmine’s Home: Putting Foreign Funding in Palestine on Trial

Taghrid Atallah | Friday, September 16, 2011 | Al Akhbar English Inspired by theTheater of the Oppressed movement, artistic director of Ramallah’s Ashtar Theater Iman Aoun places the question of foreign funding in Palestine center stage in her new play Yasmine’s Home. Gaza – Iman Aoun’s new play, Yasmine’s Home. weighs the advantages and disadvantages of […]

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Empathy Is A Wave: The Banning of Palestinian Children’s Art (from the Museum of Children’s Art in Oakland)

Alice Walker | September 11, 2011 | Alice Walker`s Garden I was injured as a child; my brother shot me in the eye with a pellet gun, causing disfigurement and loss of sight. The incident itself, as well as the trauma surrounding it: my father was unable to flag down a white driver (cars among […]

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See the drawings that terrified the the San Francisco Jewish Community Relations Council and the Jewish Federation of the East Bay

by Seham on September 12, 2011 | Mondoweiss To view the rest of the images, visit MECA’s Facebook page. Click here to let MOCHA know what you think about their censorship of Palestinian children’s voices by sending them a letter. Here’s the the Jewish Federation of the East Bay gloating over the cancelled exhibit on […]

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Bulletin: Children’s pictures from Gaza are banned in Bay Area

by Philip Weiss on September 9, 2011 | Mondoweiss Disgusting and horrifying news. What are these people afraid of? An exhibit of children’s art from Gaza, brought back to the States by Susan Johnson, was scheduled to go public on Sept. 24 at the Oakland Museum of Children’s Art. The Middle East Children’s Alliance, a […]

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Gaza film students use internet to break the blockade

Alex Ritman | The National | Last Updated: May 22, 2011 Since March, for just a few hours every Thursday, a group of students in Gaza has been able to break the Israeli blockade of the Palestinian territory that has been in place since 2007. Their tools haven’t been boats or tunnels, or anything that […]

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Gallery | Mohammed Hassona

I have a key , i’ll be back Key of Home | 63 Years of Nakba سلام العودة عليكم ،، فلسطين | لم تكن يوماً أرضاً بلا شعب 63years of NAKBA | We Shall Return bye bye Divsion Division + Reconciliation اليوم العالمي لحرية الصحافة | wpfd# SYRIA | Tomorrow will be for you See more on Mohammed Hassona’s Weblog 

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Daniel Barenboim’s solidarity concert reverberates around the world as Gazans cheer

Posted by gazasolidarity on Thursday, May 5, 2011 at 10:55 pm. GAZA — The program was perfectly normal: a pair of beloved Mozart chestnuts (“A Little Night Music” and the G minor Symphony), before a lunchtime crowd in a local cultural center. Daniel Barenboim, the Israeli conductor, leading the orchestra in Gaza on Tuesday for […]

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ei: Interview with the late Juliano Mer-Khamis: “We are freedom fighters”

Maryam Monalisa Gharavi, The Electronic Intifada, 5 April 2011 A portrait of Juliano Mer-Khamis hangs outside the Freedom Theatre where he was killed one day earlier. (Anne Paq/ActiveStills) Actor-director Juliano Mer-Khamis was shot dead by a masked gunman yesterday outside the Freedom Theatre that he co-founded in the Israeli-occupied West Bank city of Jenin in […]

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AMERICA’S SILENCE AS AN ART

Posted by desertpeace on Tuesday, January 25, 2011 at 8:12 am. Still, the U.S. State Department’s desperate attempts to avoid the issue of Israeli aggression, continued colonization, and its consistent criminal violation of international law with impunity and American protection, were never more blatant than in recent statements by both Secretary Clinton and her State […]

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In Nablus, An Invasion of Cardboard Tanks

PNN – Palestine News Network – 18.01.11 – 13:59 Sidqi Musa – Nablus – PNN – He lines up the Israeli army tanks on a street in Zawata, a small village west of Nablus in the northern West Bank, reminiscent of scenes from the Israeli invasions of the Second Intifada. Except this time, the tanks […]

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Photography | Palestine’s Nature (2) by Ahmad Mesleh

Album Information: Palestine’s Wildlife, by the eye of Ahmad Mesleh, West Bank – Palestine GET A REAL” EYE ON PALESTINE” The Story behind the Photographer:Ahmad Mesleh Born in Amman out of their home land for more than 25 years, his family used to visit Palestine for three months in the summer vacation. Ahmad lived and […]

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Photography | I Resist The Occupation (2) By Ahmad Mesleh

Album Information This is the Second part of a group of albums i will post that represents the Palestinian Resistance against the apartheid wall, those pictures taken in Ni’lin town west of Ramallah, by the eye of Palestine Ahmad Mesleh. GET A REAL” EYE ON PALESTINE” The Story behind the Photographer:Ahmad Mesleh Born in Amman […]

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