Against the Wall

Against the Wall

The Art of Resistance in Palestine

eBook - 2011
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Featuring the work of acclaimed artists such as Banksy, Ron English, and Blu, as well as Palestinian artists and activists, the photographs in this collection express outrage, compassion, and touching humor while illustrating the lives and livelihoods of the tens of thousands of people affected by Israel's wall. This stunning book of photographs details the graffiti and art that have transformed Israel's Wall of Separation into a canvas of symbolic resistance and solidarity. The compelling images are interspersed with vignettes of the people whose lives are affected by the wall and who suffer.
Publisher: Chicago : Lawrence Hill Books, 2011
ISBN: 9781569768570
9781569768587
9781569768563
9781569767047
Branch Call Number: 704.0392 Pa
Description: 1 online resource (193 pages)
Additional Contributors: Freading (Firm)

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okbookgirl
Oct 18, 2011

Photographs of some interesting art by Palestinian activists and well-known artists like Banksy and Blu, but the real story belongs to the voices of Palestinians whose lives have been disrupted or almost destroyed by the wall Israel has built through occupied Palestine. The resilence of these people is amazing. The photographs give you a sense of the scale of the wall, which news stories on t.v. cannot capture.

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