Name: Drawings by Palestinian children censored at Brandeis University

Date:  2006-present

Location:  North America



Artist: Lior Halperin, a 27-year old Israeli, fomer Tsahal officer, student in art at Brandeis.

Confronting Bodies: Brandeis University

Date of Action: May 2006

Specific Location: Brandeis University

Description of Artwork: Drawings by Palestinian refugee 12-year old children

Description of Incident: As part of an art project for a class entitled "The Arts of Building Peace", Ms Halperin presented these drawings. Jewish activists on the campus asked that the exhibit be cancelled, and the University canceleld the exhibit after four days.

Results of Incident: The MIT Palestinian student association is now hosting the show.


Submitted By: Marc Lent

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