Art Palestine International is a New York-based cultural organization dedicated to Palestinian contemporary art. We collaborate with museums, galleries, and non-profits to produce art exhibitions, events, and publications.

This blog is a research tool that allows us to chart our research and invite others along on the journey.

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New exhibition at Birzeit Museum: BETWEEN EBAL and GERZIM

Najwan Darwish comments on the boycott among Palestinians inside Isreal

The Sensitive Case of Boycott among Palestinians Inside Israel

a needle in the binding

An installation of 200 books brought from The Nablus Library prisoners.

All talks will be held in Jerusalem at The Khalidi Library, Bab El-Silsilah Rd. Old City and in Ramallah at the International Academy of Art – Palestine, Aref al-Aref Building, behind the Arab Bank, al-Bireh using simultaneous transmission.

Thursday, 10/27/2011, 6:30pm
The Imprisoned Book: The experience of women political prisoners.
Speakers: Rula Abu Duhou, thinker and former political prisoner and Waleed al Hodali, Novelist and former political prisoner

Friday, 11/4/2011, 6:30pm
The Imprisoned Book: A comparative perspective
Speakers: Abid al Satter Qassem, thinker and former political prisoner and Hasan Obied, researcher and former political prisoner

Artists’ Talks Program at Birzeit University Museum

October 11 – November 14, 2011

Birzeit University Museum is hosting a series of artists’ talks, programmed in conjunction with the upcoming third edition of Cities Exhibition, Between Ebal and Gerzim, which brings Palestinian and international artists in dialogue about the local and global.

Juan Del Gado in conversation with
Yazid Anani
Monday 17th October
17:00 – 18:30
Al-Mahatta Gallery

Angelika Boeck in conversation with
Samar Martha
Tuesday 25th October
18:00 – 19:30
Franco German Cultural Center

Nasser Soumi in conversation with
Khaled Hourani
Monday 31st October
14:00 – 15:30
Franco German Cultural Center

Lucia Tkacova & Anita Mona in conversation with
Vera Tamari
Monday 14th November
17:00 – 18:30
Al-Mahatta Gallery


Al Ma’mal Presents Its New Exhibition “on/off Language”

Participating artists:

Artists: Basel Abbas and Ruanne Abou Rahme, Noor Abed, Bisan Abu Eisheh, Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Mounira Al Solh, Paul Chan, Beatrice Catanzaro, Gustavo Ciriaco and Andrea Sonnberger, Complaints Coral, Mette Edvardsen, Mona Hatoum, Bartolome Ferrando, Lan Hungh, Rania Khalil, Yazan Khalil, Los Torreznos, Maha Maamoun, Tom Molloy, Khalil Rabah, Julianna Smith, Sharif Waked, Young-Hae Chang Heavy Industries.

October 24th, 2011 – November 2nd, 2011

Taysir Batniji wins Abraaj Capital Art Prize 2012

Taysir Batniji is 3rd from the right

Shadi Habib Allah’s video stars in 2011 Moving Image Art Fair

The King & the Jester 2010

Fair hours: October 13-16

Taysir Batniji at Istanbul Biennial 2011

Suspended Time 2006 Sand, Glass 26 cm x10 cm

Palestine Film Festival call for submissions

Call for Submissions

London Palestine Film Festival 2012

Dear friend,

Submissions are now open for the 2012 London Palestine Film Festival.

The 2012 Festival will open in late April at the Barbican Cinema and run for two weeks.

Film and video work spanning all formats and by directors of all backgrounds are eligible.

The deadline for submissions to reach us is December 20th 2011.

Submission forms and instructions are currently available through our website.

For queries – email:

Larissa Sansour in Torino, Italy

Changing Room