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Palestine Calendar of Events

Tuesday 2.10.2018

11 am                Press Conference

12.30 pm           Press Tour: Ramallah exhibitions

                           Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre

 

Wednesday 3.10.2018

Ramallah

1-2 pm              Exhibition Opening (collateral event)

                          Propaganda, Mon Amour: Palestine As

                          Seen Through Publications in Socialist Hungary

                          A research exhibition curated by Eszter Szakács

                          Copy Room, Rukab street, Ramallah Tahta

                          next to video lambada, red steel door

                          first floor on the left

                          Opens Daily until 12 October from 1-4pm (except 

                          Tuesday the 8th, and Thursday the 10th)

Jerusalem: Qalandiya International Opening Program

Bus leaves from Ramallah to Jerusalem @ 4.30pm. 

Meeting Point: Parking lot- Rashid Haddadin Square opposite Ramallah City Hall

5.30 pm           Opening Remarks

                          Al Hoash, Al Zahra Street

5.40 pm            Exhibition Opening

                          Interlude 

                          Curated by Ahed Izhiman

                          Artists: Blake Shaw, Noor Abu Arafeh, Taysir Batniji, Hani Zurob,                                                            Rawan Abu Ghoush, Noor Abed, Tom Bogaert 

                          Al Hoash, Al Zahra Street

6.30 pm            Walk

                          "On the Roof" Project by Mohammad Joulani

                          Jerusalem old city

                          Meeting point: Al Hoash

                          Part  of Al Hoash Urban interventions program

7 pm                 Exhibition Opening

                          The Jerusalem Show iX: Jerusalem Actual and Possible

                          Curated by Jack Persekian & Kirsten Scheid

                          Contributors: Jumana Emil Abboud, Noor Abu Arafeh, Ruanne Abu                                                      Rahme and Basel Abbas, Elias and Yousef Anastas, Johny Andonia,                                                      Seth Anziska, Nisa Ari, Benji Boyadgian, Daoud Ghoul, Essa Grayeb,

                          Yazan Khalili, Joseph Malikian, Jiries Nustas, Palestine Hosting

                          Society (Mirna Bamieh & Suzanne Matar), Jack Persekian, Peter   

                          Riedlinger, Adania Shibli, Sophia Stamatopoulou-Robbins, Mohanad Yaqubi.

                          The Lutheran School 

                          Muristan Road, next to Lutheran Church of the Redeemer, old city

                          Exhibition runs until 31 October

 

8 pm                  Reception and Drinks

                          Al Ma’mal, New Gate, Jerusalem​ old city     

 

9 pm                 DJ Set with Youset

                          Al Ma’mal Rooftop

Bus leaves from New Gate/Jerusalem to Ramallah

Meeting point: outside the Notre Dame Hotel @ 10pm

 

Thursday 4.10.2018

Birzeit

1 - 2.30 pm       Exhibition Opening

                          Lydda-A Garden Disremembered

                          Curatorial committee: Vera Tamari, Iyad Issa, Amer Shomali, Ziad Haj Ali,

                          Yazid Anani, Abed Alrahman Shabaneh

                          Researchers: Hadeel Yaqoup, Manal Massalha, Razan Khalaf, Tareq Khalaf.

                          Artists: Alexandra Brunt, Luca Vanello, Mahdi Baraghithi, Maria Kaik, May Herbawe,

                          Tina Willgren

                          Birzeit University Museum

                          Organised by A.M. Qattan Foundation in cooperation with BZU Museum

Birzeit

2.30 – 3.45 pm Tour and Book Launch

                          Labour of Love: New Approaches to Palestinian Embroidery

                          With curator Rachel Dedman

                          The Palestinian Museum

Birzeit

3:50 – 4.40 pm Discussion

                          With Rachel Dedman, Dr. Tina Sherwell and Chiara de Cesari      

                          Moderated by Dr. Adila Laïdi-Hanieh.
                          The Palestinian Museum
 

Birzeit

5.15 – 6.30 pm  Reception

                          The Palestinian Museum

                          Organised by the Palestinian Museum & A. M. Qattan Foundation

                          

 

Friday 5.10.2018

Majdal Shams

9 am                Tour

                          The Lime Track: A tour in the occupied Golan  

                          Organised by al-Marsad AlArabi for Human Rights​ & led by artist Wael Tarabeh 

Bus leaves to Majdal Shams @ 7.30pm on Thursday 4.10.2018  (an overnight trip)

Meeting Point: Parking lot- Rashid Haddadin Square opposite Ramallah City Hall

Ramallah

10 am - 5 pm   Conversation

                          Manifesto

                          An official statement based on a summary of a series of discussions with groups,

                          dealing with different themes and questions revolving around the concept of

                          “solidarity”. The aim of this statement is to develop a new discourse on the

                          concept of solidarity, with various descriptions on how to move forward towards

                          social and political change.

                          Open to public: Participants: diverse groups

                          A.M. Qattan Foundation, new cultural centre 

                          An-Nahda Women's street, Al-Tireh

Majdal Shams  

3.30 pm            Exhibition Opening

                          Snowflakes

                          Artist: Akram Halabi

                          Fateh Al Mudares Centre for Culture & Arts

 

Bus leaves from Majdal Shams to Ramallah @ 5pm

Jerusalem

6 pm                  Live Art Performance

                          Wandering through Flavours: The Old City of Jerusalem, The Table*

                          Palestine Hosting Society: Mirna Bamieh & Suzanne Matar

                          Bilda Christian Study Centre, Jaffa Gate

                          Organised by Al Ma'mal

                              Limited places, reserve by sending an email to info@almamalfoundation.org

                              before 3/10. Tickets: 40 NIS. Performance in Arabic & English

Jerusalem

9.30 pm             Concert

                          360 Album Release, El Container

                          Al Ma’mal Rooftop, New Gate

Saturday 6.10.2018

Ramallah

10 am                Exhibition opening     

                          Debt

                          Curated by Reem Shadid & Yazan Khalili

                          Artists: A. Carmel, Ayreen Anastas and Rene Gabri, Casey Asprooth-Jackson

                          and Mujahed Khallaf, Hans Haacke, Jill Magid, Joe Namy, Khalil Rabah, Lyra

                          Garcellano, Majd Abdel Hamid, Marwa Arsanios, Noor Abu Arafeh, Omnia

                          Sabry, Pablo Helguera, SUPERFLEX and Walid Raad.

                          Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre

Ramallah          Qi Encounters - Day 1

                          Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre

                          9.30 - 10 am     Registration

                          10 - 11.30 am   Past Tense

                                                    A talk by Jack Persekian on the photography project "100 Years"      

                                                   displayed at Goethe-Institut

                          11.30am -1pm Collateral events (talks/presentations)

                                                   - Eszter Szakács: Paradoxes of Socialist Solidarity

                                                   - Rachel Dedman: Radio Earth Hold

                                                   - Wael Tarabieh: Art - Encrypted Messages - via skype

                          1- 2 pm            Lunch

                          2 - 4 pm           Collective meeting "How to work together?" (in Arabic)

                          4.30 - 6 pm      Keynote lecture: Paul Goodwin : "Towards a Critique of Curatoriality:

                                                   Notes on Opacity and Recalcitrance in the Undercommons".

 

Ramallah

6.30 - 8 pm       Exhibition Reception     

                          Debt

                          Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre

Sunday 7.10.2018

Al Bireh            Qi Encounters - Day 2

                          Riwaq

                          11am -1pm      The Deconstruction of the concept of Solidarity

                                                   A discussion of civil society institutions with official names that

                                                   resonates with the notion of solidarity. The talks will ask a central

                                                   question about what this name is and how it relates to its identity                                                         and the way it manifest itself in the concrete world.

                          1pm - 2pm       Lunch

                          2pm - 4pm       What is a Communist Museum Un/Doing in Palestine? 

                                                   A talk, a performance, a screening, and a conversation with                                                                   Ayreen Anastas and Rene Gabri

Qalandiya Village

4 - 6 pm            Tour

                          Qalandiya Before Kalandia  

                          Guides: Shatha Safi &  Abdulhalim Hamdiyyeh (Abu Wael)

                          Meeting Point: Riwaq

                              For registration please send an email to:

                              info@riwaq.org . Tickets: 20 NIS

Gaza

5.30 pm            Exhibition Opening

                          Toward Hope

                          Curated by Sharif Sarhan & Raed Issa

                          Artists: Abdel Raouf Ajouri, Basel Maqousi, Dina Matar, Hala Abu Nahla, Ibrahim

                          Al-Oweidi, Khaled Hussein, Maysara Baroud, Majed Shala, Marwan Nassar,             

                          Mohammad Abu Hashish,  Mohamad Al Hawajri, Nariman Farajallah, Rana Batrawi,

                          Rufeida Suhwail, Ruqaya Aloulu, Suheil Sal. 

                          Shababek Gallery

                          Abu Hsirah St. behind Al Shifa Hospital

                          Exhibition continues until 30 October

                              organised by Eltiqa & Shababek Galleries, Gaza

 

Monday 8.10.2018

Kalandia Refugee Camp

9 am                  Tour

                           Kalandia After Qalandiya

                          Guide: Khaldun Bshara &Hamza

                          Meeting point: Riwaq

                              For registration please send an email to:

                              info@riwaq.org . Tickets: 20 NIS

 

Jerusalem

4.30pm             Live Stream: Performance (NY) (collateral event)

                          Blood for Sale, by Khaled Jarrar 

                          Al Ma’mal, New Gate

                          In cooperation with Open Source Gallery  

Ramallah

5 pm                 Exhibition Opening  (collateral event)

                          The Fourth Line

                          Participating artists: Hasan Khater, Majda Al Halabi, Akram Al Halabi, Fahed Al                                    Halabi, Randa Madah, Mais Safadi, Rami Farah, Hesham Safadi, Shada Safadi, Salim

                          Abu Jabal, Hamada Madah, Jalaa Marey, Nohad Al Halabi, Wael Tarabieh,

                          Naaiem Madah, Warda Khater                          

                          Opens daily from 10am - 6pm until 11 Nov

                          Goethe-Institut,  Al Salam Street

                          Organised by Fateh Al Mudares Centre in Majdal Shams

                     

Ramallah

5 pm                 Exhibition Opening  (collateral event)

                          One Hundred Years

                          By Jack Persekian

                          Opens daily from 10am - 6pm until 11 Nov

                          Goethe-Institut,  Al Salam Street

                   

Ramallah

6.30 pm            Exhibition Opening

                          The Lasting Effect

                          Curated by Reem Fadda

                          Artists: Khalil Rabah, Jawad Malhi, Sandi Hilal, MTL Collective, Jasmina Wojcik,                                  KURS Collective, Daniel Toca, Jose Luis Benavides, Joanna Rajkowska

                          Ottoman Courthouse , 25 Issa Ziadeh St.

                          Organised by Ramallah Municipality

                              Followed by a tour to exhibition's venues

Al Bireh

7 pm                 Concert 

                          Al Kamandjati group with musicians from Catalonia / Spain

                          Riwaq Garden

Jerusalem

7 pm                  Talk

                          ‘The Rumor of the First Palestinian Museum…’

                          Noor Abu Arafeh

                          Al Ma’mal, New Gate

Tuesday 9.10.2018

Ramallah

9 am                  Tour

                          Ramallah Urban Tour

                          Guide: Khaldun Bshara

                          Meeting point: Arafat Mausoleum

                              For registration please send an email to:

                              info@riwaq.org . Tickets: 20 NIS

                        

Ramallah

10 am                Press Tour    

                          Ramallah exhibitions             

                          Meeting point: Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre

Ramallah

11am - 1pm      Brunch

                          Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre Garden

                              With Flanders Arts Institute from Belgium (coordinated by Samah Hijawi)

Ramallah

​1-3 pm              Qalandiya Encounters

                          Residencies and the Urgency of Solidarity - First session

                          Beit Saa', 3 Dar Awwad st, Old City, Ramallah 

                          Organised by Ramallah Municipality

Haifa

5pm                  Performance (collateral event)

                          On the Road... 'Without ... and Roses'...Three Tales 

                          Shaden Abu Elasal, performance by Aida group for contemporary dance

                          Manar Zuabi performance art and installation

                          Wadi Al Saleeb

Bus leaves from Ramallah to Haifa @ 2pm. 

Meeting Point: Parking lot- Rashid Haddadin  Square opposite Ramallah City Hall

Haifa

6pm                  Exhibition Opening (collateral event)

                          Everything that Rises must Converge

                          Artists: Rabia Salfiti, May Herbawi, Hadi Kalil,

                          Elias Wakeem, Nardeen Srouji

                          Manjm - Haifa Culture Lab, 1 Hakatar Street

Bus leaves from Haifa to Ramallah  @ 10 pm. 

Meeting Point: Manjm - Haifa Culture Lab, 1 Hakatar Street

Ramallah

​6-8 pm              Qalandiya Encounters

                          Residencies and the Urgency of Solidarity Second session

                          Beit Saa', 3 Dar Awwad st, old city 

                          Organised by Ramallah Municipality 

Wednesday 10.10.2018

Lydda

10am - 5pm      Walk

                          Lydda Walk

                          An alternative political tour to discover the city of Lydda and its Palestinian history

                          Meeting point: Lydda central bus station

                          Guide: Khalil Abu Shehadeh

                              A Bus from Ramallah is only available if the number of registered people exceeds 20.

                              For registration please send an email to:

                              intern2.pp@qattanfoundation.org

                              Organised by A.M. Qattan Foundation

Jerusalem

2pm                  Tour & Reception

                          Wandering through flavours: The Old City of Jerusalem, The Tour*

                          Palestine Hosting Society: Mirna Bamieh & Suzanne Matar

                          Meeting Point: Al Ma’mal, New Gate

​                          *Limited places, reserve before 3.10. Tickets: 30 NIS.

                              E-mail your name and events' title to: info@almamalfoundation.org

                             Tours in Arabic with simultaneous translation to English for small groups.  

Friday 12.10.2018

Jerusalem

4.30pm             Live Stream: Performance (NY) (collateral event)

                          Blood for Sale, by Khaled Jarrar 

                          Al Ma’mal, New Gate

                             In cooperation with Open Source Gallery  

Jerusalem

7pm                  Talk

                          Palestinian and Jordanian documents in the ‘State Archives’

                          Daoud Ghoul

                          Al Ma’mal, New Gate

                              The Talk will be held in Arabic.

Saturday 13.10.2018

Birzeit

2 - 3pm             Book Reading

                          In the Land of My Birth: A Palestinian Boyhood by Reja-e Busailah

                          Reading by: Abed Al Rahman Shabaneh

                          Birzeit University Museum

                          part of Lydda-A Garden Disremembered exhibition

 

Gaza

5.30 pm            Qalandiya Encounters

                          Talk with Fayez Sirsawi

                          Eltiqa Gallery

                          Omar Al-Mokhtar st. Near Al-Abbas square,

                          Alharazein building

Sunday 14.10.2018

 

Ramallah

5 - 6.30 pm       Talk (collateral event)

                          The Sociopolitical Context of the Contemporary Art Scene in Golan Heights

                          By Munir Fakhr Al Din - Professor of Philosophy

                          and Cultural Studies at Birzeit University

                          Goethe-Institut, Salaam Street

                          As part of the Fourth Line Exhibition

Monday 15.10.2018

Al Jib

9 am                  Tour

                          Al Jib  Archaeological Tour

                          Guide: Nazmi Jubeh 

                          Meeting point: Riwaq

                              Limited places, reserve by sending an email to:

                              info@riwaq.org . Tickets: 20 NIS

Ramallah

5 - 8pm             Lecture & Digital Workshop

                          Marketing for Artists

                          Aimed at Artists, Writers and Cultural Professionals

                          Alison Carmel in collaboration with 7amleh the Arab Center for Social Media

                          Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre

                              Tentative Date/Time
 

Tuesday 16.10.2018

Bethlehem

10am-6pm        Workshop & Public event (collateral event)

                          Home 

                          Artist:Vivien Sansour

                          Workshop (10 am - 4 pm)

                          Public event (4 - 6 pm)

                          Dar Yusuf Nasri Jacir for Art and Research

                          Al Khalil Road

                         

Wednesday 17.10.2018

Jerusalem

7pm                  Live Art Performance

                          ‘Our Jerusalem Table

                          Palestine Hosting Society: Mirna Bamieh & Suzanne Matar

                          Location to be confirmed

                          Organised by Al Ma'mal

                              Limited places, reserve by sending an email to info@almamalfoundation.org before 14.10.

                              Tickets: 40 NIS

Friday 19.10.2018

Birzeit

2 –6 pm            Family Day

                          Olive Picking

                          The Palestinian Museum

Jerusalem

7 pm                 Talk

                          Preventing Palestine: A Political History from Camp David to Oslo

                     By Seth Anziska

                          Al Ma’mal, New Gate

                          Organized in partnership with the Educational Bookshop & the Kenyon Institute

                              Talk will be held in English

Friday 19 – 21.10.2018

Birzeit

2 - 4 pm            Workshop

                          Solidarity Revival

                          Poster workshop with artist Amer Shomali

                          The Palestinian Museum

                          To register, please send an email explaining why you are interested in the

                              workshop, include your technical skills if available, to: activities@palmuseum.org,

                              registration is open until Monday 15.10.2018

 

Saturday 20.10.2018

Gaza

5.30 pm            Qalandiya Encounters

                          Talk with Prof. Abdallah Abu Alhnoud 

                          Shababek Gallery

                          Abu Hsirah St. behind Al Shifa Hospital 

Ramallah

5pm                  Workshop

                          Preventing Palestine in Israeli Archives:

                          The Mechanics of Violence and Recovery, from the Lebanon War to Oslo

                          Seth Anziska

                          Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre

                              Organised byAl Ma'mal 

                              Workshop will be held in English

Jerusalem

7pm                  Theatrical Performance  (collateral event)

                          Oranges & Stones 

                          By Ashtar Theatre

                          The Palestinian National Theatre (Al Hakawati)

   

Sunday 21.10.2018

Ramallah

10 am - 6 pm    Open day

                          Voluntary activity: Cleaning, planting, olive picking activities in addition to food and music

                          Ein Minjid Park

                              Organised by Riwaq

Tuesday 23.10.2018

Ramallah

12 – 3 pm          Roundtable Discussion

                          The Role of Public Space amid the urban explosion that is taking place in the                                                                    Palestinian cities during the past few decades.  A Case Study: The public spaces in 

                          Ramallah and Al-Bireh

                          Ottoman Courthouse, 25 Issa Ziadeh St. 

                          Organised by Riwaq

Saturday 27.10.2018

Lydda

2-3 pm              Talk

                          Lydda refugees and the commercial industrial history of Ramallah 

                          Speaker: Naser Rumanneh

                          Birzeit University Museum

                          part of Lydda-A Garden Disremembered exhibition

Gaza

5.30 pm            Qalandiya Encounters

                          Discussion with Towards Hope curators & artists 

                          Eltiqa Gallery

                          Omar Al-Mokhtar st. Near Al-Abbas square,

                          Alharazein building

Monday 29.10.2018

Ramallah

5 - 8pm             Lecture & Digital Workshop

                          Digital Security for Artists

                          Lecture & Digital Workshop for Artists, Writers and Cultural Professionals: 

                          Alison Carmel in collaboration with 7amleh the Arab Center for Social Media 

                          Khalil Sakakini Cultural Centre, Ramallah

                          Tentative Date/Time

Ramallah

6-8 pm              Films  (collateral event)

                          Films from the Golan

                          Roshmia by Saleem Abu Jabal - 70 mins

                          Between Two Deaths - 21 mins

                          Goethe-Institut, Salaam Street

                          As part of the Fourth Line Exhibition

Wednesday 31.10.2018

Jerusalem

2pm                  Tour & Reception

                          Wandering through flavours:

                          The Old City of Jerusalem, The Table*

                          Palestine Hosting Society: Mirna Bamieh & Suzanne Matar

                          Meeting point: Al Ma’mal, New Gate, Jerusalem

                          *Limited places, reserve before 25.10. Tickets: 30 NIS.

                              E-mail your name and events' title to: info@almamalfoundation.org

                              Tour in Arabic with simultaneous translation to English for small group

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