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Jack Persekian

Jack Persekian
100 Years


 

New Gate
New Gate

New Gate Demonstration, 2017. View more

Jack Persekian Born and working in Jerusalem. Exhibitions include After Matson / After Whiting, at the W.F. Albright Institute of Archaeological Research, Jerusalem in 2017. In the Presence of the Holy See, presented for and during Pope Francis’ visit to Palestine, in Bethlehem (various locations) in 2014. Nablus Soap performance, presented between 2010-12 at the Beirut Art Center, Abu Dhabi Art (with Tarek Atoui), the Brazilian Ministry of Culture in São Paulo, WAMDA (Celebration of Entrepreneurship) in Dubai (with Tarek Atoui), ICA in London, Hammer Museum in LA, MIT in Boston, MoMA in NY, The New Museum in NY, the Al Ma’mal Foundation in Jerusalem, Rote Fabrik in Zurich, Darat Al Funun in Amman, Artspace in Sydney and the Adelaide Festival of Arts, Australia. Wall of Soap installation at the World Economic Forum meeting in Jordan, at the Dead Sea Movenpick in 2004.

Persekian was visiting professor at the Royal College of Art, London, UK (2011 – 2015), and recipient of the Order of Culture, Science and Arts, Innovation level, from the State of Palestine (2016).