Karmel Sabri is a socially engaged Palestinian-American artist, her work takes form in installation, print making, parties, and public interventions. She navigates how large scale trauma and displacement have thrust the Palestinian people into a heightened state of nationalism and resistance. Embracing the inherent politics of her existence, she connects personal moments to global politics, emphasizing her research based practice on U.S and Israeli relations. Sabri explores the concept of celebration as a method of resistance through her organization, Dear Gaza 501(c)(3), which for the past 6 years has curated programing, most notably through an annual block party, which provides a platform for artists to engage in a public celebration of Palestinian culture in a context that was never imagined before. Her programing has been supported by The Walker Art Center and she is currently a Jerome resident at Highpoint Center for Printmaking in Minneapolis.