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INDIVIDUAL WORKS:
AFGHAN DIALOGS - silk embroideries
IRAQ DIALOGS - fired ceramic tiles
ARAB DIALOGS - fired ceramic tiles
NEWS PAINTINGS - Acrylic on canvas
BICYCLING DAMASCUS - video
HOMELAND SECURITY - video
INSTALLATION VIEWS - installation views
 
 
 

 

POSTCARDS - Please, teach me Arabic (Famous Austrians)
POSTCARDS - FREEDOM FRIES STAMPS ETC.
WAR ON TERROR - ball-point pen drawings
BASIC ARABIC - photographs
BASIC ARABIC - MY FIRST 500 HOURS BASIC, ARABIC / MY SECOND 500 HOURS BASIC ARABIC
The New York Times - drawings
TEXTS:

Francesco Manacorda - Filtering Newss

Paul Mattick - POSTCARDS

Rainer Ganahl - ROAD TO WAR The Burning Of History Gone Evil Onto A Pathetic External Hard Drive

 

Searching "Terrorism" on Google.com - wall painting

 

IRAQ DIALOGS: 2002 - 2003

Iraq Dialogs with Ghazi Al Delaimi, Albisola 2002/03

(Calligraphy and Arabic text: Ghazi al Delaimi; graphics: Alida Sini and Gianna Vacca at ceramic studio: Ernan, Albisola.)

all works are ceramic tiles, painted and fired: 80 cm x100 cm x 1 cm ( 80 individual pieces, certificate of authenticity)

 

 

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ARAB DIALOG WITH GHAZI AL DELAIMI, ATTACK ON IRAQ?, C-SPAN, CNN, FOX NEWS..., 2002/03

Translation by Ghazi al Delaimi: America wants this war in order to demonstrate its latest weapons of destruction

 

 

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ARAB DIALOG WITH GHAZI AL DELAIMI, HOMEFRONT SECURITY, COUNTDOWN IRAQ, 2002/03

Translation by Ghazi al Delaimi: A disgusting smear campaign against Iraq built on lies.

 

 

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ARAB DIALOG WITH GHAZI AL DELAIMI, COUNTDOWN IRAQ, WOULD U. S. USE NUKES?, 2002/03

Translation by Ghazi al Delaimi: Bush doesn't know anything about Iraq and its cultural heritage. He has no clue about the old city of Baghdad once names Mdinet-al-salam : city of peace.

 

 

 

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ARAB DIALOG WITH GHAZI AL DELAIMI, CNBC, MAKE IT YOUR BUSINESS, BACK TO THE GULF, 2002/03

Calligraphy and Arabic text: Ghazi al Delaimi; graphics: Alida Sini and Gianna Vacca at ceramic studio: Ernan, Albisola.

Translation by Ghazi al Delaimi: America makes the Iraq people hunger in order to render the rich Americans even richer.

 

 

 

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ARAB DIALOG WITH GHAZI AL DELAIMI, BREAKING NEWS, SHOWDOWN IRAQ, BAGHDAD, 2002/03

Calligraphy and Arabic text: Ghazi al Delaimi; graphics: Alida Sini and Gianna Vacca at ceramic studio: Ernan, Albisola.

Translation by Ghazi al Delaimi: Bush and his father will enter history as war criminals against the iraq people and as scrupelless destroyer of the environment deploying radioactive weappons.

 

 

 

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ARAB DIALOG WITH GHAZI AL DELAIMI, ROAD TO WAR, 2002/03

Calligraphy and Arabic text: Ghazi al Delaimi; graphics: Alida Sini and Gianna Vacca at ceramic studio: Ernan, Albisola.

Translation by Ghazi al Delaimi: War games for silly big boys.

 

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IRAQ DIALOG WITH AHMET BABAN AND BINAN FINJAN, BREMEN 2003

Production: Gak, Bremen, and "Nobody is an Island", Calligraphy: Amer Abass, computer assisted; graphics: Bremen painting team

Ahmad Baban was born in Mosel. He emigrated to Bremen in 1982 because of war. He is part of the group of Iraqi Kurdish people. He is a social worker.

Binan Finjan is living in Bremen and is a business men. I arrived to Germany in 1992 under adventurous condition. He belongs to the Christian minority of the Mandaeer. Memebers of his family have been victimized by the Saddam Hussein regime. An oncle was killed because of political resistance.

 

 

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IRAQ DIALOG WITH AHMET BABAN, BAGHDAD FIREFIGHT, HEAVY BOMBING, BREAKING NEWS ... , 2003

Arabic text: Ahmet Baban, Calligraphy: Amer Abass, computer assisted; graphics: Bremen painting team

size: 250 cm x 190 cm x 3 cm, ceramic tiles painted and fired (old - 10 x10 cm)

Translation by Binan Finjan: NO, NO to terror and war, Yes, yes to security and peace.s

 

 

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Rainer Ganahl

IRAQ DIALOG WITH BINAN FINJAN, LOOTERS TARGET IRAQI HOSPITALS, AMERICAN STYLE JUSTICE, COMLETE COVERAGE..., 2003

size: tiles : 190 cm x 260cm; 10 x 10 cm (old)

Translation by Binan Finjan: If Americans had protected the buildings as well as they protected the oil fields this (looting) had not happened.

 

 

 

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Rainer Ganahl

IRAQ DIALOG WITH AHMAD BABAN, WAR ON TERROR, AMERICAN AT WAR ..., 2003

size: tiles : 190 cm x 260cm; 10 x 10 cm (old)

Translation by Amer Abass: In the end, what will bring upheaval and what will bring the shortage of medicine and milk for children?

 

 

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IRAQ DIALOG WITH AHMET BABAN, WAR IN IRAQ, INFORMATION OR PROPAGANDA , Bremen 2003
Fired ceramic tiles, certificate of authenticity

translation: Can killing and deportation of the innocent be the way for ending dictatorship or is it building another dicatorship?

 

 

 

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IRAQ DIALOG WITH BINAN FINJAN, WAR IN IRAQ, MILITARY ACTION, LIVE …, Bremen 2003
Fired ceramic tiles, certificate of authenticity. - 180 cm x 250 cm
Translation Amer Abbas: Saddam was constantly humiliating Iraqi people. For Iraqis it is a relief to see him fall.

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