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I’ve uploaded papers, conference presentations, articles, etc. to Academia.edu [link to Academia.edu]; I hope this will serve as a more central repository of output than various blogs/web sites.
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Category Archives: Art
Maymanah Farhat contacted me to write a two-paragraph art review for Jadaliyya’s 2018 end-of-year art review. I wrote the following instead. With special thanks to Maymanah for follow-up reference to the El-Khiam prison art collection, and to Lara Atallah for … Continue reading
I have uploaded my expanded presentation from the CAA Conference in New York City last month. I presented on decolonization in the classroom (in the original liberation sense of the term, not the current vapid buzzword sense). The buzzword aspect … Continue reading
As mentioned in a previous post, I’ve started an artist’s residency at the Newark Print Shop. Thanks to everyone who contributed to the Kickstarter campaign, which was successful.
Jamaa Al-Yad is happy to announce two new projects. The first is in collaboration with the Inteference Archive in Brooklyn, which has put together a portfolio of posters honoring the Cuban poster design of the Organization of Solidarity of the … Continue reading
Excerpted from the art and design blog, Design Altruism Project [link to blog]: This is a movement for global justice, both political and economic. It focuses on the various levels of displacement, dispossession, and disinheritance that formed the active undergirding … Continue reading
A poster to celebrate the writer and activist Ghassan Kanafani, assassinated in Beirut on July 8, 1972. غسَّان كنفاني: ملصق | Ghassan Kanafani: poster
A former student of mine interviewed me on the local collective we started up a few years ago, Jamaa Al-Yad.
Palestine becomes emblematic of all dispossessed people; the farmer, displaced by capitalist and globalizing forces, becomes a symbol of resistance. To return to the land becomes not just a right but a duty; the restoration of the land to the … Continue reading
This poster was created collectively with other artists adding their posters to a newspaper published by the resistance movement currently occupying Wall Street. Occupied Wall Street Journal Occuprint