Tag Archives: Bethlehem

drawing tests

These images may or not become drawings, and there are other changes afoot in the studio, but this is some of what I might be working on over the next few months. Most of these were taken in the West … Continue reading

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seed bombs

Knowing I’d be seeing Elio soon in Tel Aviv, I wanted to plan some kind of a good mom & son activity to occupy our time together.  I brought along our copy of this great book I bought for him … Continue reading

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Al Walaja

One Saturday, I visited the town of Al Walaja with an activist I had met. The town is being surrounded by the barrier wall on all sides, as fields, orchards, backyards, and family cemeteries are cut off from the families … Continue reading

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Bethlehem checkpoint and barrier

The first time I walked through the Bethlehem checkpoint felt like an emotional kick in the stomach. The way in is a very long and slightly curved tunnel made of metal bars. Then, a series of turnstiles and rooms which … Continue reading

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some images from the west bank

The initial reason for my recent stay in the West Bank was to make new photographs for my drawings; a friend who grew up there and who had seen my images of roads and tunnels suggested that the occupation’s impact … Continue reading

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