Aissa Deebi is a Palestinian artist born in 1969, currently based in Geneva. His early work investigates the complexity of daily practices in post-1948 Palestine: Days Like This (1997); Makkan (1998); My Dream House (1999); and Nothing Is New Only Forgotten (2000). Later, Deebi’s scholarly and artistic work tackled the theme of immigration and alienation, offering a critical analysis of diaspora as a creative space.
Deebi has taught art and design at a number of institutions in Egypt, Mexico, Thailand, the United Kingdom, and the United States. He was a founding member of ArteEast, New York, a nonprofit organization that promotes art and culture of the Middle East in the United States. He is a consultant on education for the Birzeit University Museum and the curator of the literary journal Mizna: Prose, Poetry and Art Exploring Arab America.
Deebi’s work has been exhibited at the Venice Biennale (Italy); Çanakkale Biennale (Turkey); Art Lab (Gnesta, Sweden); Berlin Art Laboratory (Germany); The Queens Museum (New York, US); Tanit Art Gallery (Beirut, Lebanon); the Asia-Pacific Triennial (Taipei, Taiwan); and the VCU Art Gallery (Doha, Qatar), among others.
The following conditions of sale describe the relationship between the Institute for Palestine Studies-USA and the buyers, prospective buyers, and bidders for the Keyword: Palestine II Art Exhibition and Auction which will begin on March 2nd, 2020, and end on December 31st, 2020. By using this website to buy, bid, or inquire about any artwork, you agree to be bound by these conditions.
When you place a bid on any artwork, you are accepting personal liability for the purchase price, any applicable taxes, any and all shipping and packing costs, and all other applicable charges. Any artwork bought by residents of the District of Columbia will be subjected to a 6% sales tax on the market value of the artwork. All U.S. resident buyers can claim tax deductions on amounts that exceed the market value of the artwork. Market value of artwork is their starting value.
Bid winners can pick up the artwork they bought from the Institute for Palestine Studies-USA or have the Institute arrange for shipment, however, reiterating, that the buyer is responsible for all packing and shipment costs.
There will be ten (10) bidding cycles. Each cycle will close on the last day of the month at 11:59 p.m. Eastern Time (USA) at which time the highest bidder for the art will be notified of their winning bid.
Please note that all bids are final once submitted and may not be cancelled or modified by you, except with our express written consent under circumstances that we consider appropriate at our sole discretion. Please also note that all sales are final.