Sary Zananiri is a Melbourne-based Palestinian-Australian artist and writer. His current interest is responding to absent sites in the public realm and their recreation through documentation. He is completing a PhD in Fine Arts at Monash researching pre 1948 Western imaging of Jerusalem and its affects on the city’s contemporary actuality. In 2008 he was awarded an Australia Council Skills and Developments grant to travel to the West Bank and featured in the City of Melbourne’s Laneway Commissions with Beth Arnold. He is featured in Experimenta’s Screen Program at the Australian Pavilion, Shanghai World Expo, 2010. He is also working on a major collaborative commission with Beth Arnold in Melbourne’s outer suburbs.