AK-47 Art.

by Daniel Russ on November 7, 2012


Laila Shawa’s “Where Souls Dwell” is seen on display at the AKA Peace exhibition at the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) in central London. Bran Symondson, a former soldier, conceived the AKA Peace project, in which artists turn decommissioned AK47 assault rifles into works of art. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

 

                              A Visitor looks at Nancy Fouts’s “Don’t Touch”, at the AKA Peace exhibition at the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) in central London. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

 

                    An interpretation of an AK-47 assault rifle “Sign of the Times” by artists Langlands and Bell is seen on display in an exhibition ‘AKA Peace’ at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Sang Tan

 

Artist Antony Micallef poses by his interpretation of an AK-47 assault rifle “Improvised weaponhead” on display in an exhibition ‘AKA Peace’ at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

 

Gaza-born Palestinian artist Laila Shawa poses by her interpretation of an AK-47 assault rifle “Where Souls Dwell” on display in an exhibition ‘AKA Peace’ at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

 

An interpretation of an AK-47 assault rifle by British artists Tim Noble and Sue Wenster is seen on display in an exhibition ‘AKA Peace’ at the Institute of Contemporary Arts in London, Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2012. (AP Photo/Sang Tan)

 

A visitor looks at Antony Gormley’s “Silence”, at the AKA Peace exhibition at the Institute for Contemporary Art (ICA) in central London. REUTERS/Andrew Winning

 

 

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