Expressions of Nakba Gallery: Award Winning Entries

From January 31 to March 31, 2008, an international competition was held to commemorate the 60th anniversary of the Nakba: the expulsion and dispossession of hundreds of thousands of Palestinians from their homes and land in 1948. The multi-media arts competition garnered more than 300 entries from participants in 16 different countries in the following five categories: visual arts, poster design, audio, digital media, and written word.

By May 15th, 2008, a distinguished jury of 17 renowned artists, writers and filmmakers reviewed the entries from the competition and selected the most compelling works for awards, honorable mention, exhibition. The sponsor of this initiative, The US Campaign to End the Israeli Occupation, is pleased to announce the award winning entries showcased along with honorable mentions and selected works in the online gallery here:

VISUAL ARTS AWARD

STRONGER THAN THE WALL

BY ANNE PAQ
PESCADOIRES, FRANCE

DIGITAL MEDIA AWARD

LAND CONFISCATION
ORDER 06/24/T


BY LARISSA SANSOUR
COPENHAGEN, DENMARK

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POSTER DESIGN AWARD

PARACHUTES FALLING

BY ILDIKO TOTH
PORTLAND, OREGON USA

 

RECORDED AUDIO AWARD

PEOPLE NOT PLACES

BY INVINCIBLE,
FEATURING ABEER
DETROIT, MICHIGAN USA
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WRITTEN WORK AWARD

THE WRONG SIDE OF THE BRIDGE 


BY TALA ABU RAHMEH

WASHINGTON DC, USA AND JORDAN

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