Barbara Koenen
Avtomat Kalashnikova 2 of 3Avtomat Kalashnikova 1 of 3Installation in ProcessFirst ImpressionAdjusting the FringeInstallation CompleteAt the OpeningOpeningOriginal RugPrinting 1/26/13
Avtomat Kalashnikova
Depiction of a single AK-47, Kalashnikov assault rifle, commonly carried by Afghan warriers (Taliban, Mujahideen) since the Soviet Occupation in the 1970s. Oriented to Mecca, as appropriate for a prayer rug. Installed at What It Is Gallery, 23 E. Madison, Chicago IL December 2012-January 2013. 3 prints pulled 1/26/13.
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