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"After failing to become a citizen for the second time, he was compelled to create an elusive room that is smaller than the interval between him and the self, yet a greater distance from him and me. A room that does not belong to the policy of repressive culture of the totalitarian state where he was born and grew up, or to the culture of consumption where he has migrated. A room for a performance that some people might call ‘art’ is rather an act of necessity opposing a destiny with which he is not willing to identify or to surrender.”

 



"he is sailing a boat without a bottom against the wind that has no direction"

Mo

On the next issue: An Amazing Journey to explore the panoramic world of the Iraqi born sculptor M. Abdulla. Below is a taste of his unique art works.



The horse stood alone on the hillside, 1256-2003 A4 photocopy clay 280x180x36 cm

 
Paint me a head, 2006 installation-detail, ink, cardboard, tape, modeling clay, size variable

 
A passport photo for a citizen, 2005 graphite on paper, Styrofoam, wood, clips 240x320x160 cm
 
He left a stream of objects in his wake, 2004 plastic, silicon, paper 180x120x80 cm

 

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