Banksy is Back With “The Walled Off Hotel” in Bethlehem

By artfido / March 4, 2017 / 0 Comments

Banksy is back with a brand new project on the streets of Bethlehem in Palestine. The mysterious artist has just opened a nine room hotel called “The Walled Off Hotel” located in an area very close to the controversial West Bank barrier which has been heavily decorated by artists. “The Walled Off Hotel” exhibits Banksy’s typically politically charged […]

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Banksy is Back and in Gaza, Releases Mini-Documentary

By artfido / February 26, 2015 / 4 Comments

“A local man came up and said ‘Please – what does this mean?’ I explained I wanted to highlight the destruction in Gaza by posting photos on my website – but on the internet people only look at pictures of kittens.” This is how Banksy’s latest work is presented on his website. The unidentified street artist has […]

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Rare and Mesmerizing Photographs of Iran’s Mosques

By artfido / July 30, 2014 / 1 Comment

Mohammad Domiri, a talented architectural photographer from northern Iran, takes stunning photos of grandiose mosque architecture throughout the Middle East. Middle Eastern architecture is often recognized by its elegantly curved arches and spiraling columns, which feature heavily throughout Domiri’s photos. Many of the historic sites Domiri shoots are decorated with colorful stained-glass windows, geometric decorations […]

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Astronaut Takes the Saddest Photo Ever of Explosions & Rockets Flying Over Gaza & Israel

By artfido / July 26, 2014 / 21 Comments

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have shared some incredible space photos with the Twitterverse – from aerial views of Southern Lights to even out-of-this-world selfies. But this week, European Space Agency astronaut Alexander Gerst shared what he called his “saddest photo yet” – an image snapped above the Middle East. On Twitter, the German-born […]

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