Clowns Without Borders is a group of Barcelona-based street artists. Their stated mission is to perform in places where happiness is at a premium. These pictures follow them on a recent tour in the West Bank and Gaza Strip.
Photographs by Eitan Abramovich/AFP
Under the gaze of Palestinian leader Yasser Arafat, whose picture hangs on the wall, Javier Ariza (left) and Mikio Tsunekawa prepare for a show at a social centre in the town of Kalandia in the West Bank.