The Public Outreach Program aims to promote Palestinian contemporary culture and life through creative encounters that target primarily the younger generation of artists and performers. It is a platform to showcase young talent in music, art, literature and cinema, as well as presenting a rich program of talks and performances about the city and its history, interpolated by an assortment of culinary activities involving local chefs and non-professional members of the community. Artists, writers, historians, musicians and performers are invited to give public performances including talks, discussions, readings, shows and film screenings with the aim to bring together community members and creative individuals in a shared space for experimentation, entertainment and free expression.

Homeland Lost

Alan Gignoux

Homeland Lost is a photo essay focusing on Palestinian refugees, which juxtaposes portraits of Palestinian refugees with current images of where they were forced to leave in 1948. The project took 2 years to complete and required work in the West Bank, Gaza, Lebanon, Jordan, and within Israel. The artist's statement can be found here


Alan is a photographer born in the United States and living and working in London, UK. He has recently focused on multimedia projects focused on environmental questions.

More information can be found on his website