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Enclosed

Alessandra Sanguinetti

Abstract

These photographs were taken during my visits to the West Bank and Gaza in 2003 and 2004. In them I portray moments in the daily life of a population struggling to get by under difficult conditions. Through images of children with their families, alone, or at play, I ask: What future might be in store for a people whose youth are growing up in the midst of such brutal contradictions? I wanted to explore the paradoxes of how children live—how they survive, love, care for each other, and dream—in the face of daily danger.

Keywords

Alessandra Sanguinetti, West Bank, Gaza, children, enclosure