Portrait of a dead body with a face

Portrait of a Dead Body with Face

Portrait of a dead body with a face, Mixed media on paper, September 2007
© http://www.lohangunaweera.tk

“Since it resumed serious military operations against the rebels last year, 315,000 people have had to flee their homes due to fighting. The government has forced some to return home in unsafe conditions against their will. Since January 2006, more than 1,100 “disappearance” cases have been reported. Almost all of the disappeared are Tamil men between the ages of 18-50, and in a majority of cases witnesses allege complicity of security forces.  ………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………………….”

“According to a study by Johns Hopkins University, published by the British medical journal Lancet, through June 2006 an estimated 655,000 Iraqis were killed as a result of the invasion and occupation. Many more have been injured, and an entire society has been devastated. More than 3,400 American and other soldiers have been killed and nearly 25,000 injured. ………………………………………………………

Advertisements

Collage 1(figure 1)

I just completed my latest collage. One of my personal favorites. Oh, it really is mixed media. It has almost everything on it. Even a string! Had lot of fun creating this. I posted a picture of this when it was in progress. Now it’s done and I’m really hungry.

Mixed media on canvas board, 2006 April-May
© http://www.lohangunaweera.tk

And I exceeded my monthly bandwidth limit on Flick while uploading this. I wanted to share more details but this is all I’m allowed to upload for this month.

Detail 1

Detail 2

Thanks for viewing.