Gaza is portrayed in the media as a place of violence, destruction and poverty. For the Palestinians, however, Gaza is known as the colourful city for its nice beaches, spicy food, fishing boats and the hospitality of its people. “Gazza Ard el-Izza” (the glorious city), it is how we call it warmly in Arabic. Our best seller.
The colours of this Kufiya depicts the Palestinian feeling towards Gaza.
Abu Mohammad Hirbawi was searching for an old photo in a negative strip (before digital photography). He discovered a negative photo of a traditional black and white Kufiya. Inspiration ! He immediately sat down at his machine and designed an inverted Palestinian Kufiya. Here is the result.