12 Photographers, 12 Views of Israel and the West Bank, 12 Books

December 18, 2014

By Conor Risch

"The Dead Sea," 2010, from Frédéric Brenner's An Archeology of Fear and Desire, the monograph the photographer published as part of the project This Place.

This place. It’s a phrase that, depending on one’s perspective, might be spoken in celebration, reverence, contempt, anger, frustration or exhaustion when referring to Israel and the West Bank. There are so many opinions about this place—such strong feelings, so much conflict, so much history, such conviction. This place. When photographer Frédéric Brenner imagined bringing several photographers to Israel and...

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