Stronger than the Wall

By Anne Paq

Peschadoires, France

Untitled


ABOUT THIS PIECE: Palestinian boy in front of a painting despicting the situation in Sufa'at refugee camp. The Wall has been built next to the camp, separating its inhabitants from Jerusalem despite the fact that most people in the camp have Jerusalem ID and depend on Jerusalem for basic services.

ABOUT THE ARTIST: I am a French photographer who has lived in Palestine for the last four years. I have concentrated my work on daily life of Palestinians, refugees, the impact of the Wall on the communities and documenting human rights violations in the OPTs. In 2006, I developed a programme in Aida refugee camp called Images for Life whose aim is to empower refugees through photography and film-making. My work has been exhibited in different countries and published in various publications. Since 2006; I am a member of the collective Activestills who gathered documentary photographers who believe in photography as a tool for social change.

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