War Rug Protection


War Rug Protection
War rugs were first woven when Russia occupied Afghanistan in the 80s, visualizing tanks, helicopters, hand grenades, kalashnikovs, etc. The distinctive characteristic of these rugs is their capacity to convey their makers’ experiences and interpretations of the circumstances and politics of war and conflict in the region. In corona times, in 2020, face masks, soap, gloves paper towels are the weapons.

Wall tapestry, 100% cotton, 125 x 150 cm, 2020

Verkocht door: Airco Caravan