Body and Home, vision and Re-visions. ‘Palestinian art’

Palestinian art is a virtually non-existing category in the historiography of art. It remains wither totally overlooked or relegated to the margins of the art globe. One reason for this consistent neglect may be the fact that Palestinians are often conceived in the West in stereotypical terms that are shaded by homogenizing political biases. Thought of as either ‘victimized peasants’ or as ‘evil terrorists’, they are categorized in two polarized roles; ironically, both ‘good’ and ‘evil’ roles imply their exclusion from the realm of culture.

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