Artists for Palestine UK is proud to partner on the following projects…

Words Words Words |كلمات كلمات الكلمات

Friday 15th February at Rich Mix. Doors 20:30
An evening dedicated to showcasing of some of Palestine’s most inventive and compelling spoken-word and musical artists. From protest songs to cunning social insights, humour and grief, four stellar artists come together to celebrate the power of words and meaning.

PalFest x APUK Present: Palestine & London in 2018

July 7th 2018 at the Arts Bar & Café in Shoreditch
Artists for Palestine UK and PalFest present a day of literature, discussion and music, with artists and writers: Asifeh / Stormtrap, Maan Abu Taleb, Diana Buttu, William Dalrymple, Kassem Eid, Omar Robert Hamilton, Rachel Holmes, Kareem Samara, Kamila Shamsie, Ahdaf Soueif, William Sutcliffe.

Sounds of Resistance: IAW 2018

Friday, 23 February 2018
Rich Mix | An evening of dub, beats, poetry and hip-hop dedicated to the ongoing struggle of the Palestinian people and their fight for justice, standing up to 100 years of settler colonialism and celebrating 100 years of (inspiring, and being inspired by) popular struggle for resistance.

Documents of a Disappearance 1917-2017

  Palestine Now: Documents of a Disappearance 1917–2017 Saturday 4 November 2017, 11.30pm – 6pm Zilkha Auditorium, Whitechapel Gallery Presented by  Artists for Palestine UK Marking 100 years since the Balfour Declaration took Palestinians’ fate out of Palestinian hands, this day-long event traces the legacy of colonialism – through films, readings, and special guest presentations. Sessions feature writers Ghada … Continue reading Documents of a Disappearance 1917-2017

47SOUL touring Balfron Promise

Presented by MARSM in association with Artists for Palestine UK – Balfron Promise, the title of 47SOUL’s album and concert tour, refers in part to the Balfour Declaration, and also to the Balfron Tower in Tower Hamlets, where they once lived, and from where longstanding tenants were evicted as the block was gentrified.  We’re delighted … Continue reading 47SOUL touring Balfron Promise

At home in Gaza and London

Artists for Palestine UK is proud to support At home in Gaza and London – an amazing collaborative project. We’ve launched our crowd funder! On 29th June we launched our crowd funder for At Home in Gaza and London at the Arts Cafe at Toynbee Studios in London, with guests Inua Ellams, Jeremy Hardy, Ahmed Masoud, Miranda … Continue reading At home in Gaza and London

After The Tricycle: Can arts organisations say ‘no’ to embassy funding?

On October 7, 2014, we held what turned out to me a fascinating and illuminating public discussion at Amnesty International’s Action Centre . During the discussion other notable instances of threats to the independence of major cultural institutions by pro-Israeli government advocates were revealed. This pattern of censorship and manipulation provoked a fascinating audience discussion on the need for strategies to contest political pressure in the arts.