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Dr. Jacqueline Taylor Basker: Witness to brutalization of Palestinians—and WTC demolition prep?

Listen HERE Dr. Jacqueline Casale Taylor Basker is a Visiting Professor of Islamic Heritage, Preservation and Conservation at the German-Jordan University, Amman, Jordan. In summer, 2001, she was working on the 95th floor of the South Tower of the World Trade Center, where she and other workers at Fiduciary Trust witnessed the comings and goings of mysterious “ghost visitors” doing unspecified work in areas that had been cordoned off. In this interview we discuss those experiences and much more, including her experiences in Occupied Palestine, her paintings inspired by those experiences, and the role of sacred art and architecture. Below is her…