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Adam Golfer Connects Past and Present to Create A House Without a Roof

July 28, 2016

By Conor Risch


For his book A House Without a Roof, Adam Golfer combines his own images with old family photos, archival materials and text to explore the Israeli-Palestinian conflict. “That’s been the only way for me to remotely deal with these things, is to personalize [them],” says Golfer. 

When Adam Golfer went to the Central Zionist Archives in Jerusalem to do research for his forthcoming book, A House Without a Roof (Booklyn), he was given access that other artists have been denied, he says. “I believe that if I was not a white, Jewish-looking person I would have had a hard time in that archive. I have seen...

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