Wednesday, October 19
7:30 pm
3 Artists for 3 Cities Against the Wall

Jennifer Camper, Eric Drooker & Grace Paley
at the Brecht Forum, 451 West Street

Camper, Drooker & Paley will perform spoken word and/or show slides of their artwork to benefit 3 Cities Against the Wall, Israeli, Palestinian and American artists working together for a just peace.

3 Cities Against the Wall is an exhibition protesting the Separation Wall under construction by Israel in the Occupied Territories of Palestine. This project involves groups of artists in Ramallah, Palestine; Tel Aviv, Israel; and New York City. The show will be held simultaneously in all three cities in November 2005.

Grace Paley is one of America's most revered short story writers. Born in the Bronx, New York, in 1922, Paley established a reputation as a bard of Jewish New York with highly acclaimed collections like The Little Disturbances of Man, Enormous Changes at the Last Minute and Later the Same Day. She has also been an active member of the War Resisters League, the Greenwich Village Peace Center, and RESIST.

Eric Drooker’s paintings are seen on the covers of The New Yorker, The Progressive, The Village Voiceand numerous other magazines, as well as books and music albums (Rage Against the Machine). He is the author of Flood! A Novel in Pictures, Illuminated Poems (with Allen Ginsberg), Street Posters & Ballads, and Blood Song: A Silent Ballad. He is a long time contributor to the radical comic book World War 3 Illustrated. Eric Drookers political poster art is loved by conscious people the world over. He is a third generation New Yorker, born and raised on Manhattan Island.

Jennifer Camper is a cartoonist and graphic artist. Her art examines gender, race, sexuality and politics, especially from the viewpoint of a Lebanese-American gay woman. Her books include Rude Girls and Dangerous Women, a collection of her cartoons that mix humor with political commentary, and subGURLZ, a graphic novel following the adventures of three women living in abandoned subway tunnels. Camper is also the editor of, and a contributor to, Juicy Mother, a comix anthology focusing on the work of women, people of color and queers. Her comics and illustrations have appeared in magazines, newspapers, comic books and anthologies, and her art has been exhibited in the US and Europe.

Sliding scale: $7 to $20
A Benefit for 3 Cities Against the Wall (

for directions to the Brecht, call 212-242-4201