Jerusalem of Art

On the occasion of Al-Quds - Capital of Arab Culture 2009, PASSIA has produced this compilation of cultural aspects of the city of Jerusalem in a bid to present the rich Arab-Palestinian culture between ancient heritage and modernity and to expand knowledge of the cultural diversity of the Palestinians. This publication features not only Palestinian-Arab poems and poets, authors, painters and other artists, but also acknowledges other international literary or art pieces that have been inspired by this unique city. The aim is not to present an exhaustive survey but rather a representative overview of artwork celebrating Jerusalem’s universal and thus international unique characteristics as well as cultures all over the world together with the rich Palestinian culture in Jerusalem.

Date:
March 1, 2011
Language:
English
Contents
1-2

Preface

3-4

Introduction

5-76

I. Literature

I.1 Introduction

I.2 Writers

I.2.1 Palestinian Writers

I.2.1.1 Poetry

I.2.1.2 Novels, Memoirs and Cultural Compilations

I.2.2 Non-Palestinian Arab Poetry

I.2.3 Foreign Literates and Writings

I.3 Libraries

77-160

II. Visual ARTs

II.1 Introduction
II.2 Paintings
II.3 Sculptures
II.4 INSTALLATION AND Video Art
II.5 Poster Art
II.6 Photography
II.6.1 Old Photography
I.6.1.1 First Photographers in the Holy Land
I.6.1.2 Beginnings of Palestinian Photography
II.6.2 Contemporary Photography
II.7 Museums and Galleries
II.8 FILMS
II.8.1 Documentaries
II.8.2 Films (Movies)

161-176

III. Performing ARTs

III.1 Introduction 1
III.2 MUSIC
III.3 dance
III.4 Theater

177-184

IV. Handcrafts & Architecture

IV.1 Embroidery AND WEAVING
IV.2 Pottery and Glass Manufacturing
IV.3 Mother of Pearl and Olive Wood Carving
IV.4 calligraphy
IV.5 Architecture

185-189

V. Social Customs, RELIGION & EDUCATION

V.1 Social Customs and Traditions
V.2 Religion and Language
V.3 EDUCATION

190-201

Cultural organizations In Palestine

202

References and Reading