Vered Maimon

  • Palestinians attend the funeral of the Abu Hatab family in Gaza on May 15, 2021. The two women and eight children were killed in a building in Gaza’s Shati refugee camp that collapsed following an Israeli airstrike. The family was celebrating Eid al-Fitr, the holiday that marks the end of the holy month of Ramadan. Witnesses said that no warning had been given to the occupants before the strike. Photo: Mahmoud Zaanoun.
    slant May 19, 2021

    Looking at Gaza

    IN 2005, a group of photographers took a stand alongside the people of the small Palestinian town of Bil’in, and documented their fight to stop the Israeli government’s construction of the infamous separation wall in the occupied West Bank. Inspired by the possibility of co-resisting the occupation, the group went on to form Activestills, a collective of Palestinian, Israeli, and international photographers whose work has become vital in picturing the struggle against Israel’s colonial policies between the Jordan River and the Mediterranean Sea. Activestills’s photographs are not meant to create