What’s the significance of the cactus in the window?


 
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PRESENTER

John Chadwell

ORIGINAL CITY 

DC

Original Date

May 20, 2018

Description

Asim Abu Shakra was an Arab-Israeli artist who utilized the symbolism of the Palestinian Cactus in his paintings to define his foreignness living, studying and working in Israel. This presentation explains the background of that symbolism and how Asim used it to make a simple but
powerful statement.

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