January 2019

January 2019

PHT News, January 2019
Brilliant work’; ‘Powerful stories’; ‘A lovely exhibition’; ‘Beautiful and moving’; ‘Inspiring’; ‘Unexpectedly moving and inspiring’; ’Beautiful, well executed and thought provoking’; ‘Moving, incisive and a genuine contribution to the struggle’; ‘Fantastic tapestries telling a very important story’; ‘So lovely’; ‘Amazing and inspiring’; ‘A beautiful and moving project’; ‘Heart-rending images in exquisite stitching’; ‘Very moving and beautifully presented’; ‘Inspiring, beautiful and heartening’; Subtle, understated’; ’Touching’; ‘Broader concepts of Palestinian history’.

These are some of the words used to describe the Palestinian History Tapestry by people who attended its Oxford launch at St Anthony’s College, and its London launch hosted by Middle East Monitor (MEMO) at the P21 Gallery on 11 December, 70 years to the day on which the United Nations General Assembly declared in Resolution 194 the right of Palestinian refugees to return to their homes in what had become Israel.

 

Sixty of the 80 tapestry panels were also exhibited at Wolfson College Oxford from the end of January to 14 February