Abu Wael

Medi-Terra: Music across Lands – 2005 – Artas Folklore Troupe

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 10.04.2012:

Medi-Terra: Music across Lands

Artas Folklore Center Group

The concerts take place within the frame of the programme

‘Mediterranean Voices: Oral History and Cultural Practice in Mediterranean Cities’

part-funded by the European Commission (European Heritage II)

coordinated by London Metropolitan University

and implemented for Greece by the University (...)

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Palestinian artist Emily Jacir awarded top prize

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 20.12.2008:

Maymanah Farhat, The Electronic Intifada, 15 December 2008

From: Electronic Intifada


On 13 November Palestinian conceptual artist Emily Jacir was awarded the prestigious Biennial Hugo Boss Prize. Established in 1996 in conjunction with the Solomon R. Guggenheim Foundation to "recognize significant achievement in contempo(...)

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Emily Jacir, filmmaker

Contributed by This Week In Palestine on 13.01.2008:

Emily Jacir’s Material for a Film: Ongoing homage and artistic revenge for Wa’el Zuaiter

By Najwan Darwish

For the first time in its history, the Venetian Golden Lion Award has been granted to a Palestinian artist. Emily Jacir, who is not yet forty years old, believes that the award is not merely an international prize awarded to her in appreciation of artistic excellence. For h(...)

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Emily Jacir – Palestinian-American artist wins Golden Lion in Venice

Contributed by Fuad Salem on 02.11.2007:

"This is for Palestine."

Emily Jacir - Palestinian-American artist wins Golden Lion in Venice

Palestinian-American artist Emily Jacir has won a Golden Lion for her work in the international exhibition of the 52nd Venice Biennale. Jacir's contribution to "Think with the Senses, Feel with the Mind," curated by Robert Storr, is titled "Material for a Film" and consists of photog(...)

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The Artas Lettuce Festival 2007 in a Lettuce Leaf

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 08.06.2007:

The Artas Valley became a giant salad bowl during the four-day Thirteenth Annual Artas Lettuce Festival which took place April 12-15, 2007. To the lettuce in the hothouses were added peppery poetry, a zest of zajjel and a lot more than a dash of debka, and, yes some salt in the wounds alluded to in the drama(...)

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Artas Lettuce Festival 2007:26 Group Portrait /Names of Artists in Paintbrush Competition

Contributed by Artas Folklore Center on 06.06.2007:

Posing in one of the buildings of the Artas Folklore Center are the artists who took part in the Paintbrush Competition. One of the most original and successful offerings of the festival, the paintbrush competition shows the power of networking and collaboration. It also shows the difference one person can m(...)

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Resilience in the Palestinian Occupied Territories (2)

Contributed by Toine Van Teeffelen on 26.06.2006:


Toine van Teeffelen, Hania Bitar and Saleem Habash


Pyalara was established in 1999, initially with the aim to serve a Palestinian youth audience as a youth media and communications–oriented non-governmental organization. It was an initiative by a group of youth journalists who were determined to g(...)

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