Palestinians Turn Smoke From Israeli Rocket Strikes Into Powerful Images!

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Image credit: Tawfik Gebreel

The conflict between Israel and Palestine has recently been escalated, but many supporters of both sides can agree that any innocent civilian lives lost during the conflict are a tragedy. Several Palestinians have found their own way to grieve for the dead and to cope their strong emotions about the conflict – by drawing images that they see in the smoke rising from the sites of Israeli rocket strikes.

The images that they see in these violent clouds of smoke are shaped by their experience in Palestine – they are full of imagery usually associated with rebellion, resistance and grief. We can only hope that the current violent confrontation between Israel and Palestine comes to an end as soon as possible, for the good of innocent civilians on both sides.

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Image credit: Bushra Shanan
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Image credit: Tawfik Gebreel
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Image credit: Bushra Shanan
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Image credit: Belal Khaled
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Image credit: Belal Khaled

Brilliant Photo Manipulations !

Expecting Winter

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Set Them Free

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Groundbreaking

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Cut & Fold

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Snow Cover

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Arms Break, Vases Don’t

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Roadworker’s Coffee Break

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Fishy Island

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Face vs. Fist

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Go Your Own Road

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Kaffeslump

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Order Print

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Vertical Turn                                               Self-Actualization

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Big Laundry Day

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Stryktålig                                                     A Painting Too Real

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Electric Guitar

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Brilliant Photo Manipulations by Erik Johansson

Amazing Body Art Illusions!

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“Gesine Marwedel” is certified in rehabilitation science, and after working in an orphanage in India for several years she is now a speech therapist. Besides body painting, the young woman does henna painting, wall painting and paintings on canvas, switching between realism and surrealism in her work. Gesine admits that what she loves about body painting is how it helps people rediscover their beauty. Sounds like a good kind of therapy as well!

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