Ahlam Shibli | the artist




The artist Ahlam Shibli
Born 1970, Galilean village of Shibli, Palestine.
Lives and works in Haifa, Israel.

Style and technique of the artist: Photography, Istanbul Biennial, Documenta Kassel,


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Photographs
Ahlam Shibli is a Palestinian photographer. Her project ‘Trackers’ focuses on young Palestinians of Bedouin descent living in Israel who volunteer for the Israeli army to act as trackers – searching for people and weapons on the Israeli borders.
In her photography, the artist takes as her central theme the everyday living conditions of the Palestinian population and the effects wrought by the permanent state of conflict. The duality of power structures and the issue of an emancipating potential is inherent in Shibli’s work. Her image motifs are multifaceted and forego dramatic situations, events or specious escalations…
Artist’s website
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