Interior, Urban Warfare Training Center, Tze’elim

Shai Kremer

Date : 2007

Medium : Photography

Size : 100 x 127 cm

In his photographs in his series “Infected Landscape”, “some places are easily identifiable like training zones such as Chicago, a kind of mock town that served for several years as a training camp for Israeli troops. Others are more ambiguous. Only the titles allow one to locate the places geographically and politically.” Kremer reveals how each parcel of land is now “infected” by the tracks and dust of current conflict. The accumulation of ruins and reminiscences of military facilities are a major part of what now defines the Israeli landscape.

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