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Child Soldiers

(exhibit 2004 at: Entfernte Nähe. Neue Positionen Iranischer Kunst, Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin)
“Kilid" is related to the practice of the mobilization of young people during Iran/Iraq war when the adolescents were used for the clearance of mine fields. In this connection they received a small plastic key, which symbolically promised them the admission to paradise after martyr death.

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