Diese Körperkunst erzählt vom Leben

16.01.2013                      05.Schwat. 5773

Palästinas Frauenbilder:

Diese Körperkunst erzählt vom Leben

Der Nahostkonflikt teilt palästinensischen Frauen bestimmte Rollen zu. Das machen die Künstlerinnen des Landes zum Thema. Mona Hatoum ist eine von ihnen.

Since the Israeli occupation of Palestine in 1948, Palestinian women’s bodies have served as a battlefield of clashes between existing powers – indeed, even becoming the conflict itself. On the one hand, the national, patriarchal discourse uses their bodies as a weapon both against the enemy and against the women themselves. On the other hand, Israel aims to conquer Palestinian women’s bodies as a way of controlling all Palestinian people and break their resistance against the occupation….