7th November – 11th November 2017 P21 Gallery
‘live events space’
|All day every day||· Images from Gaza, video art by Hazem Harb. Design by Louie Whitemore
· work from Art Under Siege
· Photographs by Tanya Habjouqa
· Looped interviews from the artists involved in War and Peace production in Gaza.
· Video from Theatre for Everybody’s production of War and Peace.
· Installation by Palestine Regeneration Team
· Videos from Az Theatre’s and Theatre for Everybody’s Gaza Drama Long Term project
· Filming by/for film project directed by Mohammed Jabaly
|Tuesday 7th November||6.30/8.30 pm Launch event: keynote welcome: Tolstoy, War & Peace and ‘war on terror’. Video link up with Theatre for Everybody’s War & Peace production in Gaza|
|8.00/10.00pm GAZA AS METAPHOR: impact of a book.
Conversation with Ghada Karmi, actvist, writer and doctor, Dina Matar, (contributing co-editor with Helga Tawil el Souri) from SOAS Centre for Media Studies and in Gaza (through video link up) with Naim Al Khatib, writer, and friends
|Wednesday 8th November
|12pm/2pm PEOPLE TO PEOPLE: PARENTS
Artist educator, Rebecca Snow, in London working with a Gazan artist,runs a ‘family art’ session with parents and pre-school children simultaneously in London and Gaza with a live video link
|5pm/7pm PEOPLE TO PEOPLE: TEACHERS
Teachers in London talk to teachers in Gaza. This encounter is organised with help from the National Union of Teachers. In Gaza: Dr Nazmi Al Masri, Vice President for External Relations at the Islamic University of Gaza
|7/9pm PEOPLE TO PEOPLE: COMMUNITY ACTIVISTS
Live video link up between Palestinian and Kurdish activists in Gaza and Rojava/Eastern Anatolia. In London conversation led by Dr Radha d’Souza, activist lawyer and writer. In Gaza: Andaleeb Adwan, Gaza Community Media Centre and Maha Barakat, journalist and activist. In Rojava: TBC.This event is organised in partnership with Peace in Kurdistan
|Thursday 9th November|
|Friday 10th November||6.30pm/8.30pm PEOPLE TO PEOPLE: GAZA & JUSTICE:
Can what the Israeli state is doing in Gaza be described as genocide? Experts and justice-seekers in London, including Professor Penny Green and Gaza talk. This event is organised in partnership with the International State Crime Initiative. Speakers: TBC
|8pm/10pm Film plus PEOPLE TO PEOPLE: VOICES FROM GAZA Antonia Caccia and Maysoon Pachachi’s groundbreaking film about the first Intifada made in 1989 plus a video-linked conversation between the filmmakers and those in Gaza who participated in the Intifada and the film. This conversation marks a tribute the 30th anniversary of the 1987 Intifada which changed the face of global popular resistance.|
|Saturday 11th November||12 noon/2pm PEOPLE TO PEOPLE: GAZA & SHAKESPEARE
Students of Shakespeare at the Islamic University of Gaza and in London make a live video encounter. This event is anchored in London by Esther Ruth Elliott and in Gaza by Dr Mahmoud Baroud of the Islamic University of Gaza.
|2pm/4pm Film and PEOPLE TO PEOPLE: PARAMEDICS
AMBULANCE Mohamed Jabaly’s film about ambulance crews during the 2014 war on Gaza followed by a conversation between paramedics in London and Gaza.
|4pm/6pm PEOPLE TO PEOPLE: PSYCHOTHERAPISTS AND MENTAL HEALTH EXPERTS
Psychotherapists and people concerned mental health in London and Gaza talk. This event is being organised in partnership with Palestine Trauma Centre and UK-Palestine Mental Health Network
|6pm/8pm PEOPLE TO PEOPLE: PUBLIC HEALTH EXPERTS AND ENVIRONMENTALISTS
Environmental activists in London and in Gaza talk about the natural consequences of human-made disaster. In London: Dr. Derek Summerfield, psychiatrist, writer and activist. Dr Majdi Ashour, University of Edinburgh In Gaza: Dr. Khamis Elessi, Islamic University of Gaza
|8pm/10pm UNFORESEEN project presentation. This event will resume the work of the project designed to link up young creative’s in the UK and in Gaza followed by spoken word and poetry performance|