Tag Archives: night

mapping, cartography, getting lost

I am usually a pretty good navigator, and I understand the position of the sun and the direction and length of shadows vis-à-vis the time of day and the points on a compass. But I am used to roads having … Continue reading

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Beit Ommar

We arrived in Beit Ommar at sunset so there was little time to photograph. Had we arrived earlier, I might have taken a picture of the white truck parked on the road between the edge of this orchard and the … 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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