Press

 

print & digital

  • Abusalim, Dorgham. Stitching Threads of Identity: The Embroidered Journey of a Palestinian Artist in Diaspora, Palestine Square – Institute for Palestine Studies, 23 December, 2016. [Web] [PDF]

  • Bardi, Ariel Sophia. Stitching a Future for an Age-Old Palestinian Embroidery Tradition, Atlas Obscura, 4 December 2018. [Web] [PDF]

  • Brooklyn Arts Council, Artist Profile: Wafa Ghnaim. [Web]

  • Cheslow, Daniella. Congresswoman Tlaib Inspires Palestinian-Americans With A Dress And A Hashtag, NPR, 4 January 2019. [Web][PDF]

  • Dabaie, Marguerite. Keeping tradition alive in the diaspora, The Electronic Intifada, 26 July 2017. [Web] [PDF]

  • Dave, Edward. ME Week’s ‘Tatreez and Tea’ weaves students together for Palestinian tradition, The Highlander, 24 April 2018. [Web] [PDF]

  • Gharad, Amin. Author, Artist Wafa Ghnaim Shares Centuries-Old Art of Tatreez, Washington Report on Middle East Affairs. October 2018. [Web] [PDF]

  • Guzman, Carlos Khalil. Reviving Palestinian Culture in the Diaspora through Tatreez, Palestine in America, 29 March 2017. [Web] [PDF]

  • Hawksley, Rupert. “Palestinian Arts and Crafts That Tell A Story of the Ages”. The National, 19 August 2018. [Web]

  • Institute for Middle East Understanding. Tatreez & Tea Preserves Palestinian Embroidery in the Diaspora, 19, June 2018. [Web] [PDF]

  • James, Maura. Wafa Ghnaim: Tatreez is Home, Voice and Connection, Boston Palestine Film Festival, October, 2017. [Web] [PDF]

  • National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Profile: Feryal Abbasi-Ghnaim. [Web]

  • Spitaleri, Ellen. Milwaukie High School grad Wafa Ghnaim reveals Palestinian history through embroidery, Portland Tribune, 14 September 2016. [Web] [PDF]

  • Swindler, Samantha. Palestinian Embroidery is Oregon Artist’s Link to the Past, The Sunday Oregonian, 28 July 2018. [Web] [PDF]

  • Vermette, Danielle. A Life, Stitched in Time, Oregon Arts Watch, 11 July 2018. [Web] [PDF]

  • Zraick, Karen. As Rashida Tlaib Is Sworn In, Palestinian-Americans Respond with #TweetYourThobe, The New York Times, 3 January 2019. [Web] [PDF]

RADIO & PODCASTS

  • Abuelezam, Nadia. “Episode 11: Wafa, Missiles, Wheat and Gardens”, Palestinians Podcast, 28 November 2016. [Web]

  • El-Amine, Zein. Shay Wa Nana, WPFW. May 9, 2018. [Web]

  • Morgan, Marwa. “التطريز الفلسطيني .. حرفة وهوية تتناقلها الأجيال”, BBC Arabic. April 11, 2018. [Web]

VIDEO & TELEVISION

  • Oregon Folklife Network Interview, “Honoring Oregon’s Living Cultural Treasures”. Released on 12 January 2016. [Full Video] [Excerpt]

  • Institute for Palestine Studies, “Preserving the Historical Record, Embroidery Traditions of Palestinian Women”. Interview by Omar Baddar on 21 March 2013. [Full Video]

  • The Jerusalem Fund & Palestine center, “The Language of Palestinian Tatreez Embroidery with Wafa Ghnaim”, recorded on May 16, 2019. [Full Video]

  • National Endowment for the Arts, “NEA National Heritage Tribute Video: Feryal Abbasi-Ghnaim”. Produced by Alicia Rose, released on 25 September 2018. [Full Video]

  • World Affairs Council of Oregon, “Teach the Middle East” lecture, 1 December 2009. [Full Video]