The six days war has reformed the borders and solidified local lived realities of the people on unequal terms.
A city once separated by barbed wire and belts of mines, remains divided by religious, ethnical, political and economic lines. Physical borders are now replaced with invisible ones.
Jerusalem/Al Quds today remains the core issue of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict.
The ‘No-man’s land’ project is penetrating behind the façade of the appearing to us reality. Contemplating on the invisible layers of the city, precisely 50 years after the war from Monday to Saturday of June 2017.
Situated in between former borders, in between the past and the future, in between the seen and the unseen – ‘No-man’s land’ examines the relationship between territories, its inhabitants and the passage of time.
It goes to ask the basic question, what is sovereignty over a space, its exclusive ownership, after the people have vanished? If all of us are merely temporary visitors, fleeting passengers of time, what then remains of the places that we are willing to kill and die for?
The last image portraying the Christian, Jews and Muslims quarters of the old city, is an image of hope. Stripped down of all its meanings, it leaves us with an empty canvas to reimagine our potential future together. How the reality will look like 50 years from today?