Interference in Palestine pt.14

July 16, 2013

There is a way that the occupation of Palestine seems to have frozen in time certain aspects of life in certain places, creating strange anachronisms. In the old city of Hebron, where there is an intense Israeli military presence and a large group of vicious and brutal Brooklyn-born settlers (who taunted us and took our photos as intimidation, other internationals have been stoned—never mind what happens to the locals!), there is an amazing array of old-school hand painted signs in gorgeous Arabic handwritten script. Most were painted over 25 years ago, and have a small signature on them, with a name and city or street the painter is from.