Senior LecturerUniversity of Essex
Foreground / Background DynamicsAisha, thanks for this thought-provoking post. What I like about it is not only your reading of the photograph itself, illuminating how it holds various meanings dependent on the viewer's cultural positioning, but also the way you draw attention to a ...
Invisible violenceThank you Sara! Yes, you're absolutely right. The trope of encirclement perfectly describes Israel's blockade of Gaza, ongoing since 2007, which is both military and economic. It creates a boundary through which only a bare minimum of goods and ...