javiervidela javiervidela

In 1996 he began studying photography at the University of Buenos Aires (UBA) and graduated with a degree in “Image and Sound Designer”. In 2001, after finishing his studies, he based himself in Barcelona and worked for a feature films company as an Avid Adrenaline HD editor. In 2005, he postgraduated with a degree in “Video Art and Performing Arts Application” at Museum of Contemporary Art in Barcelona (MACBA) and the University Ramon LLul. He is interested in issues like inmigration, refugees, human rights and conflicts. His work had been publish on newspapers like Frankfurter Allgemeine, Página 12, Deia, Berria and magazines like Nuestro Tiempo, Mucho Viaje y Brasil Atual.

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Bedouin Settlement Near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adummim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

Bedouin house built with materials found in the trash in front on Ma'aleh Adumim settlement.

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Bedouin Settlement Near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adumim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

A Bedouin family gathered at home, in front of the Jewish settlement of Ma'aleh Adumim.

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Bedouin Settlement Near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adumim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

A Bedouin child plays in the care of his grandmother in a Bedouin home, in front of Ma’aleh Adumim settlement.

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Bedouin Settlement Near Israeli Housi...
Ma'ale Adumim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

A Bedouin woman peeks through the door, opposite the sofas, the only furniture inside the house. Their lifestyle is very poor, without access to safe drinking water. They only have electricity a couple of hours at night provided by a generator that only some Bedouin communities have. The Palestinian Authority can not provide basic services, nor the government of Israel.

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Bedouin Settlement Near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adumim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

A Bedouin house situated in front of the Jewish settlement of Ma'aleh Adumim.

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Bedouin Settlement Near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adumim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

A skateboard serves as support for a wall of a Bedouin family's house. The materials used to build their houses are precarious and often taken out of the waste.

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Bedouin Settlement Near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adumim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

A Bedouin community in danger of expulsion in front Ma'aleh Adumim settlement.

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Bedouin Settlement Near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adumim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

A Bedouin girl plays with her bike in this Bedouin community, in the background is the Ma'aleh Adumim settlement

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Bedouin Settlement Near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adummim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

A young Bedouin girl looks the goats. They have to stock up on food.

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Bedouin Settlement Near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adummim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

A young Bedouin stands in the door of her house. She is responsible for doing household chores like preparing food, caring for animals and looking after children.

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Bedouin Settlement Near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adummim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

Mother with her daughter in front of fireplace at home in front of the settlement of Ma'aleh Adumim. Women tend to marry very young, it is quite normal even marry before age 18.

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Bedouin Settlement Near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adummim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

Hands of a Bedouin woman with her son. Women tend to marry very young, it is quite normal even marry before age 18.

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Bedouin Settlement near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adummim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

Bedouin woman at home in front of the settlement of Ma'aleh Adumim. The house inside is extremely broad, lacks mostly of furniture and heated with a wood stove that stays in the middle. Most women stay at home taking care of the children while their husbands are at work.

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Bedouin Settlement near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adummim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

Bedouin House constructed of wood, metal and plastic. Contrary to what may seem the Bedouin house heated by a wood stove in its center and protects perfectly from the cold, wind and rain.

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Bedouin Settlement near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adummim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

The Bedouins derive their livelihood from raising goats and sheep, where they get meat and milk they use in their food.

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Bedouin Settlement near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adummim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

Bedouin houses in the E-1 where the government of Israel announced new settlement construction the day after being accepted Palestine as a no member state in the UN.

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Bedouin Settlement near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adummim, West Bank
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

Bedouin settlement in front of the settlement of Ma'aleh Adumim. You can see the contrast between the two communities and the closeness between them. Most of the men working in the Bedouin settlement of Bedouin settlements in front of the settlement of Ma'aleh Adumim settlement

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Bedouin Settlement near Israeli Housi...
Ma’aleh Adumim
By javiervidela
06 Dec 2012

A Bedouin family living in front the settlement Ma'aleh Adumim arrive at home. as Israeli authorities recently approved plans to build more settlement units in an area known as E1, which links Jerusalem with Ma’aleh Adumim, these families are in danger of expulsion.

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Demonstrations against Israel in Belé...
Belen, West Bank
By javiervidela
17 Nov 2012

Palestinians protest Israeli Military action in Gaza in a neighborhood of Beit jala, West Bank.

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Demonstrations against Israel in Belé...
Belén, West Bank
By javiervidela
17 Nov 2012

Palestinians protest Israeli military action in Gaza in a neighborhood of Beit Jala, West Bank.

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Demonstrations against Israel in Belé...
Belén, West Bank
By javiervidela
17 Nov 2012

Palestinians protest military action in Gaza in a neighborhood of Beit Jala, West Bank.

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Demonstrations against Israel in Belé...
Belen, West Bank
By javiervidela
17 Nov 2012

A Palestinian looks on as tear gas thrown by Israeli military fills the streets to ward off protesters.

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A Palestinian Runs From Tear Gas Thro...
Belén, West Bank
By javiervidela
17 Nov 2012

A Palestinian runs off the effects of tear gas thrown by military Isrealis.

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Sand On Smoke
Belén, West Bank
By javiervidela
17 Nov 2012

A Palestinian throws sand on a tear gas canister, launched by the Israeli military, to stop the smoke

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Palestinian kid with stones
Belén, West Bank
By javiervidela
17 Nov 2012

Palestinian kid with stones in front of the control tower on Belén`s wall , West Bank

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Protesting In Beit Jala, West Bank
Intercontinental Hotel, Beit Jala, Palestine
By javiervidela
17 Nov 2012

A group of Palestinians throwing stones and burning tires in front of the "security fence" control tower enclosing Beit Jala and Bethlehem, West Bank

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Beit Jala Residents Protest Israeli A...
Intercontinental Hotel, Beit Jala, Palestine
By javiervidela
17 Nov 2012

A Palestinian boy walks in the smoke of tear gas launched by the Israeli military.

Un niño palestino camina entre el humo de los gases lacrimogenos lanzados por los militares Israelies

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Demonstrations Against Israel In Beit...
Intercontinental Hotel, Beit Jala, Palestine
By javiervidela
17 Nov 2012

A group of Palestinians throwing stones and burning tires in a control tower in Beit Jala, West Bank.

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Rockets signals in the air
Erez, Israel
By javiervidela
16 Nov 2012

Rockets signals in the air, sent from the iron dome to target the rockets that are coming from Gaza.

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Roni Keidar's house
Erez, israel
By javiervidela
16 Nov 2012

The house of Roni is completely empty. Her family of two daughters and her gradsons was sent far away from rockets, for their own safety.

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Gas Masks in the shelter
Erez, Israel
By javiervidela
16 Nov 2012

Couple of boxes of gas masks in the shelter of Roni Keidar's House.

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Roni Keidar and her husband hiding in...
Erez, israel
By javiervidela
16 Nov 2012

Every time the "Red Color" alarm sets off in the neighborhood, warning of a rocket sent from Gaza to the area, the couple have 15 seconds to hide in the shelter. A rocket crashed onto the house roof three weeks ago.

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Roni Keidar in her living room
Erez, israel
By javiervidela
16 Nov 2012

Roni Keidar in her living room. While we were doing the interview, the sounds of bombing in Gaza made the house shakes every minute, and we heard the israeli alarm "Red Color" sound almost every 20 minutes. When we hear the alarm, we have 15 seconds to hide in the shelter.

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Roni Keidar Got a Message From a Frie...
Erez, israel
By javiervidela
16 Nov 2012

Roni Keidar, the worker at the Israeli organization "The Other Voice", shows us a message of a friend from Gaza.

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11/09/2012 - Barcelona Massive demons...
Barcelona, Spain
By javiervidela
11 Sep 2012

Demostrator with flag on Gran Via the las Corts Catalans.