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Lost Words by Bashir Makhoul
Posters for Gaza: Lost Words (2023) by Bashir Makhoul
42 x 30 cm
FineArt archival paper, 230 gsm
- $30 flat fee for local delivery within Dubai (3-5 days)
- $95 flat fee for international shipping (7-10 days)
- Ships unframed
Proceeds from the online poster sale will provide much-needed medical aid to affected children in Gaza, through The Palestine Red Crescent Society.
The project launched by Zawyeh Gallery, ‘Posters for Gaza’ aims to shed light on the ethnic cleansing and horrific massacres inflicted on the Gaza Strip demanding cease fire and the recognition of Palestinian rights to live freely on their land with dignity.
Representing a long tradition in Palestinian history, political posters were produced extensively in the seventies and the eighties by the Palestinian Liberation Organization with the contribution of Palestinian, Arab, and international artists. Posters played a crucial role then in supporting the justice of the Palestinian cause and promoting it globally, guided by freedom, dignity, resilience, and the ongoing aspiration for independence, sought by Palestinians.
Bashir Makhoul is a conceptual artist born in Galilee. He studied Fine Art in the UK for his BA, MA, and completed his Ph.D. in 1995. He has exhibited internationally, including at the Hayward Gallery in London, Tate Liverpool, Saatchi Gallery in London, the Liverpool Biennial, Jordan National Museum, NCA Lahore in Pakistan, Haus am Lützowplatz in Berlin, UTS Gallery in Sydney, Elga Wimmer Gallery in New York, 798 Yang Art Museum in Beijing, Shanghai Minsheng Museum, the 55th Venice Biennial, Aichi Biennial in Japan, the Asian Triennial in the UK, The KL Biennial (2017), Institute of the Arab World in Paris, Today Art Museum in Beijing, and many others.
Makhoul is a published author and a leading scholar in the areas of art, conflict, and identity. He has authored books such as “The Origins of Palestinian Art” (2013), published by Liverpool University Press, “Contemporary Art in Global Asia,” published by Routledge, and he is the editor of “Palestinian Video Art,” published by Al-Housh in Jerusalem. He is a professor of contemporary art and formerly served as the President and Vice-Chancellor of the University for the Creative Arts in the UK. Currently, he is the President of University Canada West in Vancouver, Canada.