The Map is Not the Territory



Reviewed in the Washington Post!

The title, “The Map is Not the Territory” is taken from a quotation by Alfred Korzybski.To see the Flikr Gallery of images from the show, see below:

To see the video of musicians performing at the opening, see below:

To see the video of the Artists’ Viewpoints panel, see below:

To see the video of John Halaka, one of the artists featured in the show,
talk about his work
at the Jerusalem Fund, November 1st, click here.

Passport to exile


Passports to Exile, ©Najib Joe Hakim, 2013 

This juried exhibition, conceived by Jennifer Heath of Baksun Books &
, and co-curated by Dagmar Painter opens September 6, 2013 through
October 18. The exhibition features 39 artists from around the world who
have created 64 artworks that examine the shared historical and
contemporary paths of three cultures: Palestinian, Native American and
The exhibition examines themes such as occupation,
conflict, resistance, land, food, home, identity, diaspora and more.
Musicians from all three cultures performed during the Friday evening

Fuad Foty, oud
Dawn Avery, rattles, drums and Haudenosawnee songs
Michael Winch, Irish fiddle

Contemporary artists from all three cultural groups
have created original paintings, photographs, prints, drawings, artist
books and films considering their historical and contemporary links.

Events associated with the show:
Artist’s Panel, 13 September 2013
Screening of “Notre Musique”, 20 September 2013


After its run at the Jerusalem Fund Gallery Al-Quds, the exhibition
will travel for 5 years, exhibiting in galleries in the United States
and abroad.  A full list of the venues will be available soon.

Check out our Facebook page: for updates and peeks..

Meet the Artists




6+: a women’s art collective
Alan Montgomery
Andrew Ellis Johnson
Claudia Borgna
Donna Schindler
Elena Farsakh
Fatin Al-Tamimi
Hani Zurob
Helen Zughaib
Jane McMahan
Jaune Quick-to-See Smith
John Halaka
Kerry Vander Meer
Lisamarie Johnson
Malaquias Montoya
Manal Deeb
Mary Tuma
Matthew Egan
Melanie Yazzie
Michael Elizondo, Jr.
Michael Keating
Michele Horrigan
Mick O’Kelly
Mona El-Bayoumi
Nadema Agard
Najat El-Khairy
Najib Joe Hakim
Neal Ambrose-Smith
Norman Akers
Phoebe Farris
Rajie Cook
Rawan Arar
Rita Duffy
Scott Benesiinaabandan
Sherry Wiggins
Susanne Slavick
Tom Quinn Kumpf
Vivien Sansour
Wahsontiio Cross