[act-ma] May 16: Palestinian woman artist presents slides of Palestinian intifadah/Russian Revolution
mcfarland13 at gmail.com
Thu May 13 13:37:25 PDT 2010
*May 16: Palestinian woman artist presents slides of Palestinian
*Samia Halaby*, a Palestinian artist and teacher, will present a slide show
and talk entitled *"How Palestinian Art of the Intifada Reflects the Art of
the Russian Revolution." * Samia will show both the work of contemporary
Palestinian artists and Russians working at the time of the revolution, such
as Malevich and Tatlin, to demonstrate the connection.
Samia was born in al Quds (Jerusalem) and emigrated to the US as a
teenager. Based in New York, she still thinks of al Quds as home. Her own
work, reflective of Palestinian culture and struggle, is filled with her
revolutionary spirit and optimism. Her work is exhibited internationally
and is part of many museum collections such as the Guggenheim in New York
and the Art Institute of Chicago. Samia taught both at Yale University and
at Beir Zeit .
Date: May 16, Sunday, at 2:00 pm
Place: Center for Marxist Education, 550 Mass Ave (2nd floor), Cambridge
More information: mcfarland13 at gmail.com
Samia's website: http://www.art.net/~samia/samia.html
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