From the Editors
Larissa Sansour, A Space Exodus. Video (5' 29"). 2009. “Jerusalem, we have problem,” a woman’s voice says, as female fingers run over the controls of a space ship. “No . . . We are back on track,” she then mutters, breathing heavily; the only response from Jerusalem is a deafening silence. In a white spacesuit bearing her name, a Palestinian flag, and embroidery that looks like traditional tatrizz, the woman lands on the moon and plants a Palestinian flag. “A small ...Keep Reading »
Helga Tawil-Souri is an Assistant Professor of Media, Culture, and Communication at New York University. Her scholarship mostly concerns Palestinian technological, cultural, and political spaces of expression and resistance.