BETWEEN 2000 -2010
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The Americans promised to free the Iraqis from a dictator who would use poison gas against his own people. But instead of bringing the promised democracy, the liberators took over the Abu Ghraib prison where they continued to use ‘physical and sexual abuse, torture, rape, sodomy and murder (see: Wikipedia).
As a result of a photo of a man with a black hood pulled over his face, standing on a block, his arms spread with electric wires attached to his hands,
I made this painting.
FINALLY DEMOCRACY, 2004, Oil on canvas,150 x150 cm
AUSTRALIA; CROSSING BORDERS, 2006, 200 x150 cm
DROWING, 13 Februari 2004, 150 x 200 cm
THE TAO OF MAN, Oil on Canvas, 200 x 150 cm 2004
TWIN SIT: THE BURDER OF LIFE, Oil on cavas, 150 x 150 cm, 2008