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Blowback

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‘There is no document of culture that is not at the same time a document of barbarism.’
I was thinking of Walter Benjamin’s famous phrase as the Iraq War continued. How these photoshopped images that surround us in the City are like a mask hiding the reality of violence lying under the surface. Sourcing imagery from Corporate Ad campaigns and Trophy Images taken by US soldiers of their victims in Iraq and put up on the Internet; I decided to bring the war home.

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