Art EXHIBIT: Librarians and Archivists with Palestine

Art EXHIBIT: Librarians and Archivists with Palestine

ART EXHIBITS at the Resource Center for Nonviolence, 612 Ocean St., Santa Cruz, CA

Exhibit hours: M – TH, Noon – 4pm or by appointment.

No longer on exhibit: Gaza in Colors- Stories from Behind the Wall. Note- Limited exhibit dates: September 7 – September 16.

Librarians and Archivists with Palestine: On exhibit September 7 – October 25.

Community Room: September 7 – October 25, 2018


Screenprints, digital photos, maps and zines. Exhibit organized by Amber Hickey and Alison Dean.

NOTE: Related Event: Friday, October 19:  The Great Book Robbery – film by Benny Brunner. 6pm Potluck followed by the film and discussion.

LAP is a network of self-defined librarians, archivists, and information workers in solidarity with the Palestinian struggle for self-determination. A June 2013 delegation of sixteen librarians and archivists met with Palestinians throughout the West Bank and Israel. They witnessed the realities of life under occupation and collected the exhibit items.

The delegation explored how information about Palestine reaches us, or does not, and the ways in which this information is suppressed, censored, or misrepresented. They also learned how Palestinians access or are denied access to information and their own material culture. They exchanged ideas, share skills, and developed concrete connections based on mutual solidarity with Palestinian colleagues. LAP respected the Palestinian civil society call for boycott, divestment, and sanctions (BDS) against Israel and did not partner with any organization that violates this call. More information at

CREDITS for LAP works shown below: Stay Human by Bekezela Mguni and Leslie Stem; Kites Over Palestine, by Molly Fair, 2014; Qalandiya Checkpoint, by Bronwen Densmore, 2014;   Intifada DS128.4, by Josh MacPhee, 2014.

EXHIBIT HOURS: M-TH 12-4pm or by appointment: 831.423.1626, ext. 101

Flyer 1 v2


No longer on exhibit: limited – was on display Sept. 7-16 only.

GAZA IN COLORS: Stories From Behind the Wall

An exhibit sponsored by the Rebuilding Alliance includes paintings by Gazans.

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