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Palestine Through the Lens of Alessandra Sanguinetti

Portraits of modern Palestinian childhood

Alessandra Sanguinetti

Alessandra Sanguinetti Abed Al-Azzah in the Aida refugee camp. West Bank. 2003. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti Separation wall. Abu Dis, Israel. 2004. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti Hallway of a family residence is riddled by bullets from an IDF raid. Gaza Strip. 2003. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti Hadil in the Aida refugee camp. West Bank. 2003. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti Jaious harvesting Olives. West Bank. 2003. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti Hadil in her room. West Bank. 2003. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti Riham Khaled Abuheen was shot in the eye by IDF forces during a raid on her building. Shajaiaya, Gaza Strip. 2003. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti Hadir Rizq in destroyed building. Gaza Strip. 2003. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti Ines with grandmother Miriam in Aida refugee camp. West Bank. 2004. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti Schoolgirls. Bethlehem, West Bank. 2003. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti Ruan in Heritage Center. Bethlehem, West Bank. 2004. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti Kids playing in Aida refugee camp. West Bank. 2004. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti Khalil was shot by IDF forces while protesting the presence of IDF tanks in Gaza streets. A bullet is still lodged in his head. 2003. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti Looking towards Rachel's Tomb in Aida Refugee camp. West Bank. 2003. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos
Alessandra Sanguinetti Zanya and Jasmine overlooking the construction of the separation wall that will isolate them from their town. Abu Dis, Israel. 2003. © Alessandra Sanguinetti | Magnum Photos

Most of the photographs were made in Aida Refugee Camp thanks to the generosity of the people at Lajee Center and the trusting families I met through my dear friend Lori Allen. – Alessandra Sanguinetti

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