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Silvia Boarini

Silvia is an Italian photographer, writer and video maker based in West Asia. She studied photojournalism at the LCC in London and gained an MSc International Politics (Distinction) from SOAS. Silvia's photographs and articles have been published by outlets such as Al Jazeera English, Repubblica,, Nigrizia, Narcomafie, You Magazine (Daily Mail), Daily Mirror, The Telegraph, D di Donna, BBC, Vanity Fair Italia, IPS News, Taz and Middle East Eye. Silvia specialises in news and features from Israel and Palestine.

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The Real Junk Food Project has been turning food destined to waste into delicious meals since 2013.


Inas is an 18 year old from Gaza. A year after the war she sits her high school exams, but what does the future have in store for her?

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This is from a story I shot for Al Jazeera English ( It documents the demolition, by the Israeli army, of a Palestinian protest camp set in Abu Dis to oppose Israel's plans for the so called E1 corridor, which encompasses the disputed city of Jerusalem.

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This is from a story for Al Jazeera English on refugee artists working in Amman, Jordan ( Refugee impact is usually talked about in negative terms but what about the positive impact that many refugees have on the cultural production of the host country? Meet some of the artists, from Palestine, Iraq and Lebanon, who contribute to make the Amman art scene one of the most thriving in the Middle East.


'Blooming the Negev' (new title) is a documentary I have been working on since 2012. It explores the conflict between state and Bedouins in the Negev, Israel. The film is now in post-production.

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