Music for the children of our time

The Edukators

The angry man of sculpture

Attack on artistic freedom in Russia

Pushing at the edges

The secret life of objects

Porcelain that challenged the world

Bill Brandt

Heaven on Earth: Art from Islamic Lands


The inspiration of Italian cinema


Pissarro in London

Of Villains and Villeins

Piazzas on the eve of destruction

Modernism resurgent

Wilkie - Painter of everyday life

Techno-gothic fusion


Gagarin Way


Vietnam behind the lines

Romney - mirroring the gentry

Caspar David Friedrich - the essential Romantic

The awesome effects of the sublime

Earth & fire

Paul Klee: The nature of creation

John Pilger's Great Eyewitness Photographers

Sarah Medway: In the Realm of the Senses

A glimpse of the Hermitage

Vermeer at the National Gallery

Paul Signac: Travels in France

The other story of British abstract art

Breaking the silence

Century City

Digitising the Hermitage

Ghosts of christmas past

The disasters of war

Picturing the people's game

Picasso as political icon

An art world Schindler

British modernism reclaimed

Brush Power

The modern bronze age

The first museum of modern art

Six women who shook the world

Frances Aviva Blane

Caro's challenge

Ellsworth Kelly at the Tate

Magnum resists the lure of the dollar

Rebel behind the American movement

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This is an exhibition of work by four Palestinian artists seen for the first time in London. Their work addresses some of the issues of the politically charged region of Palestine. They challenge the invisibility of the Palestinian people and their representation in the Western media.

Jumana Emil Abboud's uses different media, including video, performance and text to depict both loss and resiliance.

Khalil Rabah represented Palestine at the 1998 Biennials in São Paulo and Sydney. His conceptual installations use local materials and traditions but aim to go beyond national and geographical boundaries.

Raeda Saadeh is one of Palestine's emerging artists. Through performance, video and installation she focuses on displacement and identity and gender.

Raeda Saadeh

Ahlam Shibli's recent solo exhibition at the Ikon Gallery was described as conveying "ordinary lives lived in extraordinary circumstances". Her latest series includes photographs of the landscapes of Bedouin unrecognised villages and in officially recognised townships.

Unscene challenges us to open our eyes. It shows us that in a world full of images, atrocities can be carried out in full view of the world because we choose not to look. At the same time it defies an understanding of Palestine shaped solely by images and reports of its violent conflicts, shifting our gaze to the textures of everyday life.

Four Palestinian artists at the Stephen Lawrence Gallery: Jumana Emil Abboud, Khalil Rabah, Raeda Saadeh & Ahlam Shibli
6th February ­ 6th March 2004
Monday ­ Saturday, 10am ­ 5pm, free entrance
Stephen Lawrence Gallery, University of Greenwich, Queen Mary Court, Old Royal Naval College, Park Row, London SE10 9LS

For further information about the exhibition please contact Kelly O'Reilly on 07941 125901 or e-mail

26 January 2004