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 cityâ€™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 Melbourneâ€™s Laneway Commissions with Beth Arnold. He is featured in Experimentaâ€™s Screen Program at the Australian Pavilion, Shanghai World Expo, 2010. He is also working on a major collaborative commission with Beth Arnold in Melbourneâ€™s outer suburbs.