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Designing Civic Encounter

Art Territories, curated by Shuruq Harb and Ursula Biemann, offered a series of workshops, symposiums and bus tours in and around the city of Ramallah, July 21-24, 2011.

Entitled, DESIGNING CIVIC ENCOUNTERS, the project was conceived as a vibrant, multimedia laboratory of ideas and debates.  The program included a two-day  symposium on questions of urban transformations in Palestinian and other Arab cities and a workshop with  architect Teddy Cruz.

Participating artists: Yazid Anani, Shumon Basar, Taysir Batniji, Suhad Bishara, Rami Daher, Hangar, Alessandro Petti, Muhammad Shtayyeh and Omar Yousef.