Naomi Lev

  • picks May 21, 2012

    Decolonizing Architecture/Art Residency

    For their debut exhibition in New York, Decolonizing Architecture/Art Residency (DAAR) presents Common Assembly, 2011, an ongoing project by the Israeli-Palestinian collective (founded in 2007 by Alessandro Petti, Sandi Hilal, and Eyal Weizman). The group seeks to “employ tactical physical interventions” as a means for the transformation of society, enabling creative discourse rather than seeking one-dimensional solutions. Common Assembly began with the discovery that the Palestinian parliament building in Abu Dis sat directly on the 1967 Jerusalem border. Construction on the building started