Ahlam Shibli / Trackers / Kunsthalle Basel

Ahlam Shibli: Trackers, Kunsthalle Basel
Palestinian artist Ahlam Shibli (born 1970 in Arab al-Shibli, Galilee) deals with today’s living conditions of the Palestinian population living in Israel and with the various consequences arising from living together in a state of permanent conflict. For the first time Ahlam Shibli presents her complete series Trackers, 2005, that was taken between January and July 2005 and consists of 85 photographs, in the Oberlichtsaal of the Kunsthalle Basel. In this latest series she documents the everyday life of young Palestinians volunteering in the Israeli army, in the so-called Tracker Units. Opening on January 21, 2006.
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