THE WEST BANK

   BOLO     ACRYLIC ON WOOD   2015  colourful, border conflict, art, painting, artist collective, parkistani artist, the west bank, palestine, arab isreali conflict, minimal
   BOLO     ACRYLIC ON WOOD   2015  colourful, border conflict, art, painting, artist collective, parkistani artist, the west bank, palestine, arab isreali conflict, minimal

THE WEST BANK

6,870.00

BOLO

ACRYLIC ON WOOD

122CM X 91.4CM 

2014

COLLECT

The Frontiers series explores the tension between chaos and order and the need for belonging in an ever-globalizing world, while exploring territorial borders and disputed areas around the world. The work is equivocal and open to multiple interpretations and is intended to illuminate the geographic and psychological paradoxes that exist in migratory conditions. The compositions in the series reflect disputed borders and regions as seen through Google satellite maps, which are used as a loose foundation for the artwork. Bolo challenges the notions of global governance, ethnicity and religion as a social construct, questioning whether they should be represented by arbitrary lines. Ultimately humanity is universal, regardless of which side of the border one is on. Desires, Dreams, aspirations, fears and basic needs are ubiquitous. The human need to connect is universal and knows no borders.

East of Israel and west of Jordan, the West Bank is landlocked and fenced in from the world by a 400+ mile barrier wall created by Israel. Home to mainly Palestinians and half a million (arguably illegal) Jewish settlers, the West Bank is the epitome of barriers within barriers.