MEMO in conversation with Wafa Ghnaim

14 October 2020

Watch our conversation with Palestinian-American businesswoman, artist and writer Wafa Ghnaim about traditional Palestinian embroidery, a centuries-old art form passed down from mother to daughter, and her book 'Tatreez & Tea: Embroidery and Storytelling in the Palestinian Diaspora'.

Tatreez & Tea has launched into a global initiative - the first and only of its kind - offering online and live classes around the world in service of promoting the practice of Palestinian embroidery by anyone, anywhere and at any time.

Winners of the Palestine Book Awards

  • Things You May Find Hidden in My Ear: Poems from Gaza
  • Tolerance Is a Wasteland: Palestine and the Culture of Denial
  • Reclaiming Humanity in Palestinian Hunger Strikes : Revolutionary Subjectivity and Decolonizing the Body
  • Psychoanalysis under occupation: practicing resistance in Palestine
  • Power born of dreams: my story is palestine
  • Al-Haq: A Global History of the First Palestinian Human Rights Organization
  • Sambac Beneath Unlikely Skies
  • Places of Mind: A life of Edward Said
  • Except for Palestine: The limits of progressive politics
  • A history of Palestinian Islamic Jihad: Faith, awareness, and revolution in the middle east
  • Wondrous Journeys in Strange Lands
  • Against the Loveless World
  • The Hundred Years' War on Palestine: A History of Settler Colonialism and Resistance, 1917–2017
  • Life in a Country Album
  •  There Where You Are Not
  • The Parisan
  • Justice for Some: Law and the Question of Palestine
  • Stone Men: The Palestinians who built Israel
  • Nabil Anani: Palestine, Land and People
  • Where the Bird Disappeared