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Art Painting Dedicated to the Victims of the Iraq War: Shako-Mako - Part 1



Art Painting Dedicated to the Victims of the Iraq War: Shako-Mako.

In this episode, I present the first artwork piece of two produced in 2004 named "Shako-Mako" which in Iraqi translates "What is the matter, folks?"

This is the first of two pieces of artworks, very gently looking at what is happening to and in Iraq. Simply by forwarding the most frequently used questions by Iraqis - what is going on everybody, why are we in this mess? Who is really benefiting from these situations, etc. when will this end? All these questions are abstractly put in this simple question. With this is a poem by Abu Hatim, and a comment wishing all Iraqis a better future.

Also featuring a great story, a beautiful wise saying and important Islamic scientists who invented the Camera!

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