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Borahm Kim

Video installation, Republic of Korea, 2012
This work started while surfing through internet reading news about Iraq War. I saw a picture of Korean soldiers sent to Zaytun Division in Northern Iraq. Then I realized the soldiers were all smiling in the photo. How could they? Were they able to smile because it was their job and everyday life? What could be in the minds of the people heading to battlefield? What are their real feelings? What are they really fighting for? These thoughts brought the idea of ‘What if the fighters around the world gather to take a huge group photo’?