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On Borrowed Time in Gaza: Art in Confinement Exhibition

Monica Reyes Gallery as the hosting venue is pleased to invite you to the fundraiser exhibition On Borrowed Time in Gaza: Art in Confinement curated by Rehab Nazzal, Jayce Salloum, and Jeff O’Brien. Art in Confinement includes 200 drawings and paintings, smuggled out of the besieged Gaza, created by Palestinian artists Maha Daya, Majdal Nateel, Mohammed Alhaj, …

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“The Olive Tree and the Palestinian Struggle Against Settler-Colonialism” by Rehab Nazzal

This essay presents a visual account of the Israeli settler-colonial encroachment into Palestinian land. Based on my experience, and adopting a settler-colonial theoretical framework focused on studies of genocide and the tradition of documentary photography, I provide a participant-based analysis and visual documentation of Israel’s destruction of Palestinian land and uprooting of its ancient olive …

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“Critical Art and Censorship: Encounter of a Palestinian-Canadian Artist” by Rehab Nazzal

CRITICAL ART OR POLITICAL ART often plays a significant role in disrupting the status quo by challenging systems and structures of power. It can revise and counter the dominant histories of the “victors,” engage with and confront socio-political conditions, and foresee a better world. Critical art has the potential, through its various forms and interventions, …

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