Are these pictures of Jisr al-Zarqa political or aesthetic?
The Haifa Museum of Art will showcase the work of artist, teacher and activist Ron Amir, who spent 12 years photographing the isolated Israeli-Arab community.
Artist, teacher and activist Ron Amir spent 12 years photographing the village of Jisr al-Zarqa, an isolated Israeli-Arab community of 14,000 souls situated on the coast between Caesarea and Kibbutz Ma’agan Michael. Amir’s lens captured everything: individuals and groups, streets, holidays, events. Some of the shots were staged. All of it involved an integrative process of getting to know...
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