Life in Gaza is no day at the beach

1 Posted by - November 21, 2012 - Blog, Screen, Visual art

In this 2006 work by Israeli-born, London-based video artist Guli Silberstein, painful footage from the infamous Israeli shelling of a beach in Gaza is juxtaposed with scenes of a happy family relaxing on the sand in Tel Aviv. According to the artist, “the video work refers to the thin line between tranquillity and chaos, and addressing the impossibility to fully grasp the Real, questioning media role in transferring reality.”

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