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How Many Syrians?

Critical exploration, further objectifying Syrians forced into migrant status.

How Many Syrians? #4

steel, nylon, plastic, paint

1 x 3 x 3 feet

2016

 

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

2015

 

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

2016

 

Help never arrived for thousands of Syrian immigrants. Humanity drowns together.

How Many Syrians? #3

How Many Syrians? #2