Global Uprisings: Indigeneity, Land, Heritage // Hawai'i & Palestine
A special online program presented in partnership with ArteEast, the Arab American National Museum, Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at NYU, and the Honolulu Museum of Art.
Nida Sinnokrot Through tactical acts of technical and conceptual détournement, much of Nida Sinnokrot’s work aims to subvert various technologies of control that give rise to shifting social, political and geographic instabilities. His films, installations, and sculptures often transform ordinary objects or actions into sensory experiences that reveal the hidden complexity of relationships trapped within the mundane.
Sean Connelly is an artist-architect from O'ahu. He directs his work through an independent studio practice named After Oceanic Projects for Architecture, Landscape, Infrastructure, and Art (add speedbump). His combined work (2010 - 2020) strives to promote justice-advancing futures that address the dynamics of human geography today.
'Ilima Long was born in Hilo, raised in Washington and returned to her one hānau in 2003. Her entry point into activism was on the Boeing picket line in Everett, Washington where her dad worked and was a member of the machinist union. In Hawai'i she has been involved with various aspects of Hawaiian sovereignty organizing and in doing so, works to connect struggles across oceans.
Nasser Abourahme is a Faculty Fellow at the Hagop Kevorkian Center for Near Eastern Studies at NYU. He completed his PhD at Columbia University in 2018, was most recently a fellow at the Princeton-Mellon Initiative in Architecture, Urbanism, and the Humanities at Princeton University, and is currently working on a book manuscript titled, The Time Beneath the Concrete: Camp, Colony, Palestine.