المقال بالعربي هنا
Photographed by Ahmad Naser-Eldein
Characters by Adi, Mariam and Sawsan
‘I am not me (2017)’ is a photography project that sheds light on Palestinians’ individualities by using the kuffia, the iconic scarf used to conceal identity. The project aims at decolonizing the representations of The Palestinians and to underline the empowering uniqueness of every human, by enabling the viewer to see individuals underneath the stereotypical image of the freedom fighters.
About Ahmad Naser-Eldein
Ahmad is a Palestinian photographer born in Jerusalem and currently living in Montreal, Canada.
Exploring the thin line between fiction and reality, his photographs document the daily life of humans while celebrating their uniqueness and diversity. Focusing on issues of identity, culture, empowerment and resistance, Ahmad uses photography with the aim of decolonizing and breaking the stereotypical image surrounding visible minorities and marginalized peoples. For more info, check Ahmad’s site here