Project of the artists' collective Jamaa Al Yad
A poster commemorating the anniversary of the assassination of Ghassan Kanafani, Palestinian writer and activist, on July 8, 1972. The caption reads: "In blood we write for Palestine".
Palestine becomes emblematic of all dispossessed people; the farmer, displaced by capitalist and globalizing forces, becomes a symbol of resistance. To return to the land becomes not just a right but a duty; the restoration of the land to the people the ultimate goal.
Created for the poster issue of this newspaper
Friday, October 21, 2011
The organizers of the Occupy Wall Street resistance movement put out a call for posters, and asked Jamaa Al-Yad to create a poster that tied in the efforts in downtown Manhattan to the revolutionary spirit recently activated in the Southwest Asian/North African region. We worked with a Lebanese proverb that translates literally as "he runs, he runs (he works hard) and for dinner he
On May 15, 2011, during the Day of Return to Palestine, Israeli occupation forces opened fire on unarmed civilians protesting legally within the border of Lebanon and other countries neighboring Palestine. Men, women, and children from all walks of life had come to show their determination to resist occupation peacefully and were met with sniper bullets. This poster was designed to commemorate those fallen, as well as to show the determination of those
Updated 07-26-2011 at 02:11 AM by Daniel Ibn Zayd
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