By William Parry
This beautiful ebook of images captures the graffiti and paintings that experience reworked Israel’s wall right into a residing canvas of resistance and solidarity.
Featuring the paintings of artists Banksy, Ron English, Blu, and others, in addition to Palestinian artists and activists, those photos exhibit outrage, compassion, and touching humor. They illustrate the wall’s toll on lives and livelihoods, exhibiting the hassle it has dropped at tens of millions of individuals, combating their entry to paintings, schooling, and very important remedy. combined with the pictures are snap shots and vignettes, providing a heartfelt and encouraging account of a humans decided to uphold their dignity within the face of profound injustice.
“A singular achievement—both a gorgeous photographic essay of ways Israel’s concrete wall has reduce into Palestinian land and strangled entire groups and a strong visible list of ways neighborhood and overseas graffiti artists have battered it with their in basic terms guns, paint and spray cans.”
—Joe Sacco, writer of Palestine and Footnotes in Gaza
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There are now six, including Jimmy and Randa, working reduced hours, four days a week to stay afloat. ‘Holy’ graffiti is common on the Wall. This (below, right) is from Psalms 72:12: For He shall deliver the needy when he cries; the poor also, and him that has no helper. They’re waiting. BETHLEHEM 57 Faccouseh Handicrafts, which opened in 1970, is struggling to survive. Run by Jimmy and Randa Faccouseh (opposite page, bottom), the company specialises in high quality, hand-carved figures and nativity sets made from local olive wood.
What might have fetched a small fortune in the West was duly destroyed by locals (inset). Main image below © Pictures on Walls. 50 AGAINST THE WALL BETHLEHEM 51 Graffiti and artwork are some of the few things showing any sign of life in neighbourhoods that are being systematically depopulated by the Wall. The view from the Khoury family home on p 33 shows the house above. To get from one home to the other prior to the Wall would have meant a 30 second walk; now, it’s easily a 20 minute walk away.
The image of a woman contains a quote about how, by matching the resonant frequency of any structure, it is possible to bring that structure down without using so much force. ’ 42 AGAINST THE WALL BETHLEHEM 43 Swoon, a street artist from New York, joined Banksy and co. in Bethlehem in 2007 as part of Santa’s Ghetto. Two of her pieces in Bethlehem – elaborate, painted cut-outs – were pasted onto sentry towers. The first (pictured opposite) is near the Bahamas Seafood restaurant. ‘[This] was inspired by a woman Eduardo Galeano described in The Book of Embraces,’ says Swoon.
Against the Wall: The Art of Resistance in Palestine by William Parry