Words and voice of Alexandra Boulat photographing war.
“even my eyes are tired of the Palestinian drama sometimes. And, that is why I get caught by the details. Conflict and pain has become ordinary. Look at the ordinary – life without electricity … an empty frig….” Continue reading
As in life nothing is black and white. In the case of the head scarf worn by Muslim women – there are so many questions. From the observer, is the head scarf to demonstrate their devoutness? Or, is it to imply they are devout? Is the head scarf a sign of ownership by men? Or, … Continue reading
Before traveling to Cairo, the travel tips I received included: Bring bug spray; Bring anti-itch cream; Wear long sleeve shirts appropriate for over 100 degrees dry heat; No revealing t-shirts – no form or cleavage allowed to be seen; No skirts (only pants); and Don’t show your knees. Well, this was a disaster even before … Continue reading