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by Mohammed Darweesh,Rene Backmann,Larry Towell

A gripping eyewitness account of the Palestinian plight.Larry Towell, one of the finest photojournalists working today, made seven trips to Palestine between 1993 and 1997 and documented the Arab/Israeli conflict in a powerful series of pictures. Immediate and full of raw feeling, his images bring the viewer into the active center of a bitter struggle. The photographs reveal the tragedy of a society subsumed in violence: a fist clenched around a rock thrusts through the frame, a soldier jerks a small child off the ground by the wrist, a mother covers her face with a photograph of her gun-wielding dead son.I join the foray and run as close as I can. Open-fire regulations sanction shoot-to-kill. We run through the alleys. We hear them behind us. The footsteps are catching up. We hear the weight of guns, boots, and the grunting that stops dead as we turn the corner and take chairs in the assembly of mourners."A sniper, fifteen meters to my left, crouches into position with a high-powered rifle fixed on me, playing a nerve-wracking game. Others [point] at the motionless old men who continue to ignore them, grieving the death of their boys. Their fighters. Eventually the soldiers tire of the amusement and leave."--from Larry Towell's journals
Download Then Palestine epub
ISBN: 0893818348
ISBN13: 978-0893818340
Category: Photography
Subcategory: Photography & Video
Author: Mohammed Darweesh,Rene Backmann,Larry Towell
Language: English
Publisher: Aperture; 1st edition (July 15, 1999)
Pages: 120 pages
ePUB size: 1421 kb
FB2 size: 1636 kb
Rating: 4.6
Votes: 338
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Documentary series from Larry Towell, the winner of the 1994 World Press Photo of Year Award. It is a rich image collection from his seven trips to Gaza, the West Bank, and East Jerusalem from 1993-1997.

Through the silent images, I definitely experenced the tension of Palestinian living in the area. Conflicit of lifes maybe sometimes faded, like disorder, violence, and even death are treated as the norm, as normal as normal daily life. Very strong visual documentary.

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Repression, Poverty and Terrorism have been daily life for both Palestinian and Israelis. Larry Towell's photography along with poetry by Mahmoud Darwish has told a story of both worlds struggling to survive, but somehow live together. Despite the violence, life continues, which only demonstrates that if these people put aside their hate and fears and work together they can go forward together. We can only Hope!