Tuesday, July 9, 2013

Negotiating Representation in Israel and Palestine

Via Flickr:
DESCRIPTION: The Israel-Palestine conflict is one of the most infamous in the world, continually visited by foreign journalists wishing to gain a new angle on the situation there. But what of the photographers living and working in the region; how do they negotiate the issues of victimhood, narrative, representation and the problematic nature of image-making in an area that supplies the world with thousands of photographs and videos every day?

Through a series of photographs and in-depth interviews, this work questions the re-presentation of an over documented land.

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Including voices of: Yazan AlKhalili, Fadi Arouri, Laura Book, Yoav Gross, Rula Halawani, Khaled Jarrar, Miki Kratsman, Mati Milstein, Jean Mohr, Tania Nasir, Gilad Ophir, Ann Paq, Osama Silwadi and Oren Ziv.