The Gap Between Us is the first UK solo exhibition by artist and film-maker Basma Alsharif, featuring three key works from different periods of the artist’s practice. This exhibition’s central work will be Ouroboros (2017) Alsharif’s first feature length film, screened here in a gallery context for the first time.
Sound artist Dirar Kalash performs a live set at The Mosaic Rooms. The Palestinian multi-instrumentalist combines sound, text, video and movement in his performances which are inspired by daily life.
Jumana Emil Abboud speaks about her work inspired by Palestinian folk tales. The Jerusalem based artist will discuss her two recent projects which look at story telling through drawings, poetry and video.
Poet Al-Saddiq Al-Raddi brings together writers from the London Sudanese community to celebrate the life of Sarah Maguire, founder of the Poetry Translation Centre
The writer and journalist Amira Hass will present the 2018 Edward W. Said London Lecture. Hass has reported from Occupied Palestinian Territory since 1993 for Haaretz and is the author of two books including Reporting from Ramallah (2003). Hass’s lecture is entitled: The Preventable: Israeli Fantasies and Techniques of Population Expulsion.