Infected Landscape: Israel, Broken Promised Land
The accumulation of ruins and military remnants is an important part of what defines the Israeli landscape today–wounds in landscape that correspond to wounds in the Israeli collective consciousness. Shai Kremer seeks to challenge the viewer, using the landscape as a focus to understand the overwhelming impact of the situation.
Four decades ago, the historian and philosopher Yeshayahu Leibovich forewarned that the Israeli occupation was a cancerous disease in the heart of the nation. As Kremer himself says, “my goal is to reveal how every piece of land has become infected with loaded sediments of the ongoing conflict.”