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No Occupation without Representation:

Artists in Palestine

by HG MASTERS

YAZAN KHALILI, 30’ | f 5.0, 2011, from the photographic series “Landscape of Darkness.” Courtesy Galerie Transit, Mechelen. 

So much depends upon the acceptance of a few facts. This is what Edward Said was lamenting when, in August 2001, he wrote in the Cairo newspaper al-Ahram Weekly: “The appallingly unbroken history of Israel’s 34-year-old military occupation (the second longest in modern history) of illegally conquered Palestinian land has been obliterated from public memory nearly everywhere, as has the destruction of…

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