To look back at this archive and witness people, places and events that are unfamiliar is to understand who has been forced out of our shared history. To understand the context in which these images were created, as well as the historical processes that are interwoven into their production and preservation, is to understand that history’s ideology. Dissident images explores the photographs of the famous Matson Collection, mostly produced in the first half of the 20th century in Palestine, to reimaginne the history of Israel. Extended captions are placed next to the photographs to add context and personal reflections.