How Many Syrians? (2016)
Critical exploration, further objectifying Syrians forced into migrant status.
How Many Syrians? #4
steel, nylon, plastic, paint
1 x 3 x 3 feet
A pile of inoperable steel life jackets investigates the irony of real life jackets sold to migrating Syrians made of sponge and tenting material.
How Many Syrians? #1
wood, paper, cotton, redacted text
10 x 5 x 3 feet
Is there anyone whose children are not valuable to them? The children enrapture you. They wake up, Daddy, Daddy, I want to play in the water. Everything is gone.
-Aylan Kurdi’s father Muhammad Kurdi
How Many Syrians? #5
wood, epoxy clay, glass beads, plastic
4 x 12 x 12 inches
Help never arrived for thousands of Syrian immigrants. Humanity drowns together.
How Many Syrians? #3
How Many Syrians? #2