The Near, the Distant, dialogue and catalogue launch on Palestinian art history through the exhibition Intimate Terrains. The catalogue includes the research materials assembled by the exhibition curator, Dr. Tina Sherwell, as well as a rich visual collection of photographs of the artworks that comprise the exhibition. Organized by the Palestinian Museum with Dr. Tina Sherwell, Artist Hazem Harb, and Dr. Adila Laïdi-Hanieh. The Palestinian Museum.
“Sounds: Discovering What Is Hidden in Nature and Space” is a musical evening with the musician Tarek Abboushi, organized by the Palestinian Museum. Tareq will perform a new work centered on an exploration of the spiritual role of sound in the construction of space in the Sakiya project, Ein Qinya. Gathering point is at the Palestinian Museum at 17:45. For registration, please visit: http://www.palmuseum.org/contact-us/what-s-on-intimate-terrains.
Wednesday 3, 17
Guest Curator’s Tour, organized by the Palestinian Museum, with Dr. Tina Sherwell, to explore a long history of representations of the Palestinian landscape and its topographical changes over the years. The Palestinian Museum.
Objects-in-Focus: Abstract Art and Natural Materials – Sensory Ecstasy through Touching and Smelling the Land, with Artist Tayseer Barakat presenting his work Untitled, 1997, in which he has engraved the surface of wood with abstract forms of people and animals to give the feeling of a manuscript or a hieroglyphic tablet, simultaneously suggesting an ancient relic and engaging the visual traditions of the region. The Palestinian Museum.
What Can People Do without a Geography? film screening and performance directed by the filmmaker and artist Sobhi al-Zobaidi. The film reveals how Palestinians manage to combat their loss of real physical space and to navigate their presence in the world by exploring films, video, and artworks. The Palestinian Museum.
Platform Launch of the Palestinian Museum Digital Archive Project, organized by the Palestinian Museum. The project constitutes a major component of the virtual platform of the Palestinian Museum and 85,000 digitized documents in a regularly updated open-access digital archive. The Palestinian Museum.