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View From Above, 2017

Two stills from his film View from above illustrate the negative consequences of unjustified attacks on the civil population. His camera subtly captures images while looming over a scale model of the remains of a ruined city. Pointing to the problems that arise during these types of conflicts, he aims to offer an image of everyday life for the people living in these situations.

View From Above, 2017

Hiwa K

Sulaymaniya, Kurdistan-Iraq, 1975

Visual artist, musician and theorist. After secondary school in Iraq he continued to educate himself. Hiwa K raises the profile of the racism that minority groups experience in some Muslim countries, such as the Kurds in Iraq. Many of his works are markedly collective and participatory, highlighting the importance of teaching and learning systems, emphasising the acquisition of knowledge from shared daily experiences and reflection.

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