The Funambulist
Poster Arquine

Before resettling in Europe in September, I will be on the roads of Latin America to record a few conversations for Archipelago. In this context, I am honored to participate to the...

Political Cartography of Palestine (Léopold Lambert Funambulist

Map created by Léopold Lambert for The Funambulist (August 2014) Download a high-quality version of the map here (5MB) (license: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommerical-ShareAlike 4.0) In the two last months, much information...

Map Gaza (Funambulist August 15 2014)

Maps of Gaza by the UN Office for Coordination of Human Affairs (August 2014) – Selected and Augmented with 200-meter radius circles for The Funambulist (August 15, 2014) Download a high-resolution...

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Guantanamo bay detainees, blindfolded, ear-muffed, gloved and hooded, awaiting processing (source: Wikileaks) The 49th conversation I had for Archipelago was a conversation with A. Naomi Paik about her forthcoming book, Rightlessness, which examines the American...

When the Walls Fall

Poster created for the French newspaper L’Humanité and its daily series “Affiches pour Gaza” – Original version in French (my translation) / Download the high-quality version here I started writing this...

Gaza

Maps created by Léopold Lambert for The Funambulist (August 3, 2014) / Download a high-quality version of the three maps here (13.2MB) (license: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommerical-ShareAlike 4.0) The horror continues to...

West Bank wedding

Israeli soldiers stand guard as Palestinian couples participate in a protest against the Israeli barrier before their wedding in the village of Al-Masara. (West Bank, July 2009) (source) This article was originally...

Skunk Truck East Jerusalem

Israeli police spraying Palestinian houses with “skunk” in East Jerusalem (July 24, 2014) via Mohamed El Dasha As atrocious as is the Israeli massacre in Gaza, we should not forget to...

Bayt

בית-منزل /// A Cartographic Manifesto Against Partitions and Borders Download a high-quality version of the map here (4.5MB) (license: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommerical-ShareAlike 4.0) Before starting this article, I would like to...

Torre David Eviction - photo by Jorge Silva

Evicted inhabitants of the Torre David / Photograph by Jorge Silva (July 2014) Yesterday, I received an email from a well-known art/design publisher describing, as an introduction, the on-going eviction of...

gaza kids

The photograph above was taken on Wednesday, July 16, 2014, only a few seconds (if not fractions of seconds) before the four Palestinian kids were killed by an Israeli navy shell...

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Erez Crossing: one of the only land access to Gaza While I am writing these words, the Israeli army is starting its land invasion of the Gaza strip, thus providing the...

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Tel Aviv inhabitants evacuating beaches and shopping malls during siren alerts. Writing seems to be the only thing that does not make me feel completely powerless in front of the horror of...

In the continuity of the last article about the current Israeli dreadful siege on Gaza, this text will try to examine the way the Israeli army adopts legal tactics that supplies its...

Map Gaza

Map created by Léopold Lambert for The Funambulist (July 10, 2014) / Download a high-quality version of the map here (5MB) (license: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommerical-ShareAlike 4.0) As the military siege on...

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Palestinian home destruction in East Jerusalem (January 2014) / Photograph by Tali Mayer/Activestills.org As I have been writing in the past, I try to refrain myself from writing about the phenomenal aspects...

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Film still from Infiltrators (2013) by Khaled Jarrar: woman climbing Israeli Wall to enter East Jerusalem Today is the annual day to commemorate the 1948 Nakba that led to the displacement...

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