Border areas

Israeli-Palestinian-German exhibition and symposium

This project examines the complex relationship between physical and mental barriers with works by Israeli, Palestinian and German artists displayed along the historic routes connecting Jerusalem, Bethlehem and Ramallah. The exhibition and symposium held in Leipzig will investigate how these artworks influenced the daily lives of those who live within the border areas.

Curators: Galit Eilat (IL), Reem Fadda (PAL), Philipp Misselwitz,
Participants / artists: Azra Aksamija (BO/US), Jawad Al Malhe (PAL), Sabine Horlitz / Oliver Clemens, Blas Theorie (UK), Jumana Emil Abboud (PAL), Marko Peljhan (SLO), Sameer Salamah (PAL), Sala-Manca Group (IL) and others

Venues and schedule:
Opening conference in Jerusalem and Ramallah, February 2006
Installation in public areas in Jerusalem and Ramallah, April - August 2006
Exhibition and symposium in Leipzig, Galerie für zeitgenössische Kunst, 28 Oct. 2006 - 21 Jan. 2007


Universität der Künste Berlin

Lehrstuhl Peter Bayerer

Philipp Misselwitz

Hardenbergstraße 33

10623 Berlin