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Land Day by Sliman Mansour
Land Day (2020) by Sliman Mansour
54 x 39.5 cm
Aqueous print on archival Canson rag paper, 240 g
Limited to 75 editions (+AP), hand-signed by the artist
- $30 flat fee for local delivery within Ramallah and Dubai (3-5 days)
- $95 flat fee for international shipping (7-10 days)
- Ships unframed
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Sliman Mansour‘s artwork titled Land Day is a powerful and emotive depiction of the deep connection between the Palestinians and their land, while also shedding light on the struggles they face in defending their heritage. In this striking work, a Palestinian woman is seated, draped in her traditional costume, her presence emanating both strength and vulnerability.
The woman tenderly embraces a small olive tree, a powerful symbol of resilience, rootedness, and the Palestinian way of life. The darkness that surrounds them hints at the challenges and hardships faced by the Palestinian community as they seek to protect and preserve their ancestral land.
Through the contrast of light and darkness, Mansour skillfully captures the complexities of the Palestinian experience the struggles for survival amid difficult circumstances, the resilience of people who endure, and the enduring hope for a brighter future.
The work stands as a timeless testimony to the enduring spirit of the Palestinian people, who continue to nurture and protect their heritage, symbolized by the olive tree. Land Day serves as a call to acknowledge the importance of preserving cultural identity and the deep rooted connection between people and the land they call home.
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