Opinion | A Palestinian Photographer’s Lens on His People – The New York Times

Opinion | The Subversive Act of Photographing Palestinian Life

Photographer Adam Rouhana documents Palestinians in the face of imagery that often dehumanizes them.

Link: https://www.nytimes.com/2024/01/19/opinion/palestinians-photography-war-israel.html

As I got older and developed my practice, I noticed a dissonance between the West’s conception of Palestinian society and the images I was making — the life I was living. In the news media, Palestinians were often portrayed as masked and violent or as disposable and lifeless: a faceless, miserable people.