In SALON 5 from “SALONS: Birthright Palestine?,” the public will vote on whether to initiate Birthright Palestine. If the vote is affirmative, then the final Public Movement action for New York City will take place on this date in a location TBA. However, if the vote is negative, the final Public Movement action in New York City will be canceled.

About “SALONS: Birthright Palestine?”
Organized by Public Movement, “SALONS: Birthright Palestine?” is a series of performative public debates, specifically staged as congressional sessions, summit meetings, visioning sessions, diplomatic consultations, secret gatherings, and demonstrations. Extending the exhibition beyond the museum, each salon takes place in different locations throughout Manhattan.

About Public Movement
Public Movement is a performative research group which investigates and stages political actions in public spaces. In the last five years, Public Movement has explored the regulations, forces, agents, and policies, formations of identity and systems of ritual which govern the dynamics of public life and public space. Public Movement has organized events, rituals, and political situations through consultation and collaboration with scholars, experts, and ongoing group debates and discussions. The Movement was founded in November 2006 by co-leaders Omer Krieger and Dana Yahalomi until August 2011 when Yahalomi assumed sole leadership. Public Movement actions take place in public space and in collaboration with art, theatre, dance, and academic institutions in Israel and abroad.

Image: Public Movement: Positions, Washington Square (2011), 2011. Photo: Jesse Untracht-Oakner

Saturday, April 21, 2012 | 12:00 PM


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