The Art Pieces of The Shepherd’s High School

 

 

 
1- “THE PRISONER”

This piece depicts the hard conditions the Palestinian detainees suffer in Israeli prisons. All the crafts in the piece were made by a Palestinian detainee from Beit Sahour while he was in prison.
 

   
2- “INNOCENT LOVE”

This is a story of a young couple who were engaged to be married for 8 years, during which the man went to study abroad. Upon his return and while preparing for their marriage ceremony, the couple had a fatal car accident. Their marriage ceremony was made for them after their death.
 

   
3- “STOLEN CHILDHOOD”

The children of Palestine are robbed of their childhood by Israeli bullets that take their lives.
 

   
4- “THE JOY OF HOLIDAY”

This piece also symbolizes how the Israeli occupation affects the Palestinian children. Here Palestinian children cannot enjoy their holidays or get their presents.
 
   
5- “THE SIEGE”


The Palestinian farmer also suffers from the Israeli Occupation because he cannot enter his own land to plow or harvest due to the fences that surround his land.
 

 

 

 
6- “SMOKING”

This installation is a “health-conscious” message from the students to the community. Do not smoke. The skeleton shows how death is the end of every smoker.
 

   
7- “THE WAY TO PALESTINE”

The path to freedom is exhausting and requires sacrifice.
 

 

 

 
 8- “THE END OF A JOURNEY”

This piece is a story of a young man, who received his bachelor's degree after studying for many years. However, because of the high unemployment rate in the Palestinian society, he was not able to get a job and therefore ended up working as a carpenter.
 

 

 

 
9- “THE COMPUTER”

This piece is about how the computer can be used in both positive and negative ways.
 

 

 

 
10- “PEACE IN DIFFERENT LANGUAGES”

The students wrote the word PEACE in many different languages on a bulletin board, indicating that Palestinian youth want peace.
 

 

 

 
11- “STUDYING”

Students see their school life as an option between two paths:

One way is that of the diligent student which is difficult and full of obstacles but finally it leads to success and joy.

The other way is of the lazy student who spends his/her days playing and having fun, and finally his or her way leads to a dead end.