Israel's illegal separation wall has been transformed into the world's largest protest banner. William Parry, author of Against the Wall: The Art of Resistance in Palestine will give audiences a visual 'talking tour' of the stunning artwork and graffiti on the wall, and show how it mirrors the grim reality the wall has brought to Palestinian communities in the West Bank - but also how it reflects Palestinian resilience and determination to struggle for justice. The talks feature artwork by some of the West's best known street artists, like Banksy, Blu, Swoon, Ron English and Faile - as well as graffiti by locals and the thousands of ordinary people who have used it to show their individual and unique protest and act of solidarity with Palestinians.
William Parry is a photojournalist based in London and has lived and worked in the Middle East for many years. He has been published in the Guardian and Independent and a number of other magazines and journals. He has also written for the Washington Review of Middle East Affairs, The Middle East, Times Higher Education Supplement, and several electronic news organizations.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011, 07:30 PM.
Room 203 Guigues Hall
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Wednesday, March.30, 2011, 7:30 p.m.
North York Memorial Community Hall
North York City Centre ( underneath public library)
5110 Yonge Street
Friday, April 01, 2011, 7:30 pm
University Community Center, Room 56
1151 Richmond St
Saturday, April 02, 2011, 7:30 pm
YWCA Hamilton -Senior Center -
75 MacNab St S,
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