Tag: war

2010 – and Counting... Tattoo of War Casualties

Wafaa Bilal’s brother, Haji, was killed by a missile at a checkpoint in their hometown of Kufa, Iraq in 2004. Bilal feels the pain of both American and Iraqi families who have lost loved ones in the war, but the deaths of Iraqis like his brother are largely invisible to the American public. and Counting… addresses this double standard as Bilal turns his own body — in a 24-hour live performance — into a canvas, his back tattooed with a borderless map of Iraq covered with one dot for each Iraqi […]

Added by: Aarati Akkapeddi. Category: Passive physical visualization  Tags: body, cartographic, deaths, interactive, performance, tattoo, war

2015 – Quantum of Peace: Numerical Display Made with Bullets

"Quantum of Peace" by Miara Pokoju is an interactive installation and kinetic infosculpture commissioned by the Warsaw Rising Museum for the celebrations of the 71st anniversary of Warsaw Rising and the 70th anniversary of the end of WWII in Europe. The installation utilised thousands of bullet shells, 70 pneumatic actuators, hundreds of neodimium magnets and 5 industrial-grade transmission belts to present series of numbers conveying WWII and Warsaw Rising facts. Source: […]

Added by: Krzysztof Golinski. Category: Other  Tags: bullets, magnets, numerical display, war, WWII