VISUALIZING PALESTINE: A CONVERSATION

JOUMANA AL JABRI & AHMAD BARCLAY

24 January 2019, 6:30 PM - 7:30 PM

Over the past seven years, Visualizing Palestine’s work has been built around the challenge of finding effective ways to educate and engage a diverse range of audiences on the issue of Palestine. Its products take the form of visual communication tools, and sometimes the nature of these tools varies to bring the same message to different audiences. This session will explore the trajectory of VP’s projects over time, including some new projects in progress, and will explore the impact of various tools on different mindsets and communities.

Joumana Al Jabri

Joumana Al Jabri is the co-founder of Visualizing Impact. She is a lifelong researcher in the realms of self-awareness and co-existence and their impact on societal maturity. Joumana’s work has been rooted in collaborative work with expertise in remote collaboration. She co-curated TEDxRamallah 2011 and co-founded Febrik. Through living in Beirut, Dubai, Amman, Riyadh and her tie to Damascus, she attempts to mend the dividing narrative of otherness. Joumana has contributed to multiple publications including Al Manakh: Gulf Continued, and Creative Refuge, on creative processes in the context of Burj el Barajne Palestinian refugee camp, Lebanon. Joumana is a Synergos Arab World Social Innovator fellow 2014-2015 and a participant in the Wellbeing project 2016-2018.

Ahmad Barclay

A partner with Visualizing Palestine since its founding in 2012, Ahmad is an architect, visual communicator and product designer. He is actively engaged in a variety of projects involving data visualisation, visual storytelling and learning through play, and has facilitated courses and workshops based on his practices in cities including Beirut, Amman, London and Bangalore. Ahmad is also co-founder of MyToyTown, a slot-together wooden play system for kids.

Language: English (Q&A in Arabic and English)

Location: Auditorium, Second Floor

Open to the Public | Limited Seats

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