THE WALL

The Largest Canvas in the world

In 2005, with the wall still under construction, nine large stencil murals appeared on the West Bank Wall and “Banksy” became an internationally acclaimed political artist. Since then the wall has become an outdoor art gallery and a symbol of disconnection and oppressive politics.

Whether you believe that it is for security against terrorism, or meant to support racial segregation or apartheid, this is definitely a Wall, a 700km long 26 ft high wall.

In its current route the wall is annexing 9.5% of the total area of the West Bank to the Israeli side of the wall, but the wall may never be completed due to pressure from settlements seeking continued growth.

While the wall limits freedom of movement for Palestinians, dividing communities and often enclosing them in areas which have no access to the outside world without Israeli permission, the wall also isolates Israelis from Palestinians and dehumanizes those on the other side . The unseen enemy is always the most fearsome.

“Destiny failed us through this hole called the West Bank:  Just like Alice in rabbit hole - we are trapped in dark prison and separation walls.  Just like Alice found the door - we look out of checkpoint and give up our dignity and are humiliated to fit through.  Just like Alice ate the candy to reduce her size to fit through the door - we have got an entry point to visit our land and families separated from us by the wall.  Indeed we are Palestinians in Wonderland”

“Destiny failed us through this hole called the West Bank:

Just like Alice in rabbit hole - we are trapped in dark prison and separation walls.

Just like Alice found the door - we look out of checkpoint and give up our dignity and are humiliated to fit through.

Just like Alice ate the candy to reduce her size to fit through the door - we have got an entry point to visit our land and families separated from us by the wall.

Indeed we are Palestinians in Wonderland”

In July 2018, Israeli troops arrested and deported two Italian artists for painting this mural of Ahed Tamimi.

In July 2018, Israeli troops arrested and deported two Italian artists for painting this mural of Ahed Tamimi.

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“For here on either side of the wall are God’s children and no man-made barrier can obliterate that fact.”

Martin Luther King, Berlin, 1964