The Parachute Paradox tells the life story of artist Steve Sabella (*1975), who was born in Jerusalem’s Old City and raised under Israeli occupation. After living through both intifadas, being kidnapped in Gaza, and learning to navigate Palestinian and Israeli culture, he feels in exile at home.
For him, the occupation attaches each Palestinian to an Israeli, as if in a tandem jump. The Israeli is always in control, placing the Palestinian under threat in a never-ending hostage situation. He realizes he has two options: either surrender or unbuckle his harness.
Blurring fact and fiction, love and loss, the memoir traces one man’s arduous search for liberation from within, through a confrontation with his colonized imagination.
Black linen cover with white hot-foil stamping on cover and spine, limited Edition of 1250 with handwritten numeration.
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Launches in October & November in London, Jerusalem, Dubai, Kuwait. Dates and more launches will be announced soon. Book launch Berlin: October 18, 7:30 pm, Location: ICI Berlin - Christinenstraße 18-19. In collaboration with ifa-Galerie Berlin and the Taswir Institute.