THE DE-DEVELOPMENT OF RAMALLAH
The series documents the pre-construction craters dotting Ramallah. These craters are the most extreme physical mark of the Palestinian Authority’s neoliberal construction projects, funded largely by the United States to the tune of half a billion USD a year. Flagged as “development,” the new buildings would privilege the richest Palestinian businessmen and the NGO industry. This construction is emblematic of a failed regime in the process of literally gutting its own country. I sought to document this construction that is in fact a kind of destruction.