My book, Eyewitness Gaza, on sale
December 5, 2012 by skip schiel
A special deal: $10 (ten dollars!) off the regular price of my book (not sure for how long). Over 70 photographs in color and up close, unlike most you’ll ever see from Gaza.
Photography of the current conditions & struggles in the Gaza Strip, Occupied Palestine
By Skip Schiel and Teeksa Photography
Use the code GIVE10 for the discount.
Offer valid through December 12, 2012 (11:59 p.m. local time). Valid for printed books only. A $10 discount is applied to your product total with a minimum purchase of $50. This offer is good for one-time use, and cannot be combined with volume discounts, other promotional codes, gift cards, or used for adjustments on previous orders.
Insert the code, GIVE10, on the “payment options” page when you see “Enter Promo or Gift Code.”
Plus a digital version for a mere ten bucks.
I began the multi-year photo project that led to this book after I’d grown successively and painfully aware of the conflicts in Palestine/Israel. My first trip with a delegation in 2003 confirmed my decision to photograph with an open heart the situation and struggles for justice, peace, and security in the Levant. Growing up Catholic seeded my desire to travel to the Holy Land and “walk in the footsteps of Jesus.” My work in South Africa during the final phase of apartheid illustrated the many parallels between apartheid there and injustice in the Levant. My escalating awareness stirred me to take some sort of action to at least quell my own outrage. And that first trip brought me face to face with the famed Mediterranean light which continues to challenge me as an artist and human being. Also, personal connections with so many Palestinians and Israelis working for justice with peace—risking their lives—encourage me to continue….