We Are One
Li lives in Israel and she has decided that she needs to build peace in a hostel environment. At the beginning this meant working in her studio which also doubles as a bomb shelter and sharing her art that depicts the frustration of the conflict. But now she has decided to take it a step further; She goes to the farm lands as often as she can to be present with a family of Palestinians. She knows they are afraid of Israelis, the soldiers, the settlers. The people, like the land can be rough, dry, and brittle. She goes so they can learn that Israelis are people too not just soldiers, and maybe then they can come together.
We are One
We drove a long way today on roads more frequented by sheep than cars. We went to follow a young Israeli artist Li Lorian as she gathered photos for her work. She goes as often as she can to be present with a family of Palestinians that farm this land. She knows they are afraid of Israelis, the...Read More