Incised (Dictator Series)

2013

New Media

Images of dictators are laser cut with statistics of their victims.

Kim Jong Il - 2000 circles or 1% of the victims he put in his Gulag.

Pol Pot - A single name from every letter of the alphabet from this database.

Saddam Hussein - The silhouette of the city of Dujail cut out 148 times once for every victim of the massacre there.

Fidel Castro - 1000 triangles or 1% of the people expelled while Castro questioned their sexuality.

Francisco Franco - 400 of the lightbulbs from Picasso's Guernica, or contemporary historians best guess on the actual death toll.

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All works Christopher Wille 2004–

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