Emily Jacir

1970 Bethlehem, Palestine. Lives in Ramallah, palestine and New York, USA.

Artworks

  • Project Documentation, 6 images and a video installation

    I am spending a few days in Wael’s childhood home in Nablus with his sister Naila who teaches English at An-Najah University. I learn that in 1951, when he was 17 years old, he left Nablus for Iraq to study architecture. He decided that he didn’t want to be an architect and stopped his studies to work. He stayed in Iraq for around four years...