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11.14.12 Marina Galperina

“Order and justice don’t always go hand in hand.” With eerie timing, The Law In These Parts opens tonight at Film Forum in Manhattan. Winner of Best Documentary Award at the Sundance and Jerusalem Film Festivals, the film directed by Ra’anan Alexandrowicz is an investigation of the oppressive legal structure imposed by the Israeli government and enforced by military […]

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09.25.12 Aymann Ismail & Marina Galperina

Hate-monger Pamela Geller’s notorious anti-Islamic ads went up Saturday, deflecting a largely territorial-political conflict between Israel and Palestine with a blatantly racist and religiously-inciting slogan of “In any war between the civilized man and the savage, support the civilized man. Support Israel. Defeat Jihad.” So, ANIMAL made some alternative posters. […]

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12.22.11 Marina Galperina

The Swiss Musée de l’Elysée has cancelled their annual Lacoste Elysée Prize photography competition in support of London-based, Bethlehem-born artist Larissa Sansour, whom their cooperate sponsor has decided to exclude from the shortlist. See her three offending, “too pro-Palestinian” photographs here. […]

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11.11.11 Marina Galperina

This is the Nov 13th cover of The New York Times Magazine that illustrator Tim Enthoven drew out by hand. It’s a beaut! Which is conflicting, because it’s serious stuff. The cover story addresses last month’s prisoner swap when one young Israeli soldier who was kept by Hamas-affiliated captors since 2006 was returned in exchange […]

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09.12.11 Marina Galperina

Drawings of bloodshed, bombs and little girls behind prison bars, created by Palestine kids aged 6 to 14 in art therapy post-Operation Cast Lead, have been deemed “not appropriate for an open gallery accessible by all children” by the Oakland Museum of Children’s Art. […]

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09.08.11 Marina Galperina

Street artist JR’s most recent project in the Middle East just goes to prove that his work really achieves full potential in third world and conflict-torn countries — not so much on trendy, metropolitan intersections. The artist set up photo-booths and printing salons in Israel’s Tel Aviv and Haifa and Palestine’s Bethlehem and Ramallah cities, […]

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08.31.11 Marina Galperina

We’re used to Banksy poachers going to ridiculous lengths to acquire his pricey work, but what the Keszler Gallery has done is utterly disgusting. […]

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03.28.11 Marina Galperina

When Flickr deleted an Egyptian human rights blogger’s uploads of police head shots, Anonymous moved them to Picassa. When another Egyptian blogger’s police torture video was flagged and deleted from YouTube, the reps decided to restore it. […]

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11.02.10 Marina Galperina

Photographer Theo Volpatti spent 90 days in the West Bank. From cafes to checkpoints, homes to roadblocks – Stolen Idenity is an intimate story of the Palestinian people in photos, diagrams and notes. See it from the other side of the wall. […]

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08.17.10 Bucky Turco

Former Israeli soldier, Eden Abergil, doesn’t understand why everyone is making such a fuss over the photos she posted on Facebook of herself smiling wildly alongside blindfolded Palestinian detainees with the caption: “IDF – the best time of my life.” […]

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