Yorgos Lanthimos and Akinola Davies among 150 creatives contributing prints for Palestine
From 15 November – 6 December, Pictures for Palestine will sell prints at a flat rate of £100, with all proceeds going to Medical Aid for Palestinians.
- Liz Gorny
- 17 November 2023
A large-scale emergency print sale has united some of the best-known names in photography, film and art in aid of the urgent humanitarian crisis in Gaza. A total of 150 international artists have come together to raise funds.
Among the names involved are Cindy Sherman, Jim Goldberg, Jeremy Deller, Akinola Davies, Mahmoud Manaa, Ségolène Ragu, Fumi Nagasaka, Yorgos Lanthimos, Sharna Osborne, Sunil Gupta, Stacy Kranitz, Adama Jalloh and Jamie Hawkesworth. The full list of 150 names, which spans leading figures in a huge range of disciplines, can be found at the Pictures for Palestine site.
100 per cent of all proceeds will go to Medical Aid for Palestinians, a UK-based charity/non-profit which provides medical care to Palestinians and is working to distribute medical supplies, aid and food procured from inside Gaza – you can read more about the charity’s emergency appeal for Gaza here.
The group behind Pictures for Palestine previously raised £621,785 for the UK charity fighting poverty the Trussell Trust.
Every print sold by Pictures for Palestine will be an open edition priced at £100 and printed at a 8 x 11” size. The sale launched 15 November and will run through to 6 December.
Find more creative responses to the crisis in Gaza, places to donate and ways to lobby your government to call for an immediate ceasefire here.
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About the Author
Liz (she/they) joined It’s Nice That as news writer in December 2021. After graduating in Film from The University of Bristol, they worked freelance, writing for independent publications such as Little White Lies, INDIE magazine and design studio Evermade.