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Eyes Wide Open: Beyond Fear - Towards Hope; An Exhibition on the Iraq War
Eyes Wide Open Beyond Fear - Towards Hope An Exhibition on the Iraq War Author:American Friends Service Committee Chronicles "Eyes Wide Open", the interactive exhibit of empty combat boots and civilian shoes symbolizing those who had been killed during the Iraq war. Exhibition toured throughout the United States in 2004, including stops at both the Democratic and Republican Nation Conversions. Text presents information about the human and financial toll of ... more »the Iraq War begun in March 2003 that toppled Saddam Hussein's regime but left a country torn by factionalism and terrorism.
“a breath-taking artistic installation…a strikingly appropriate reminder of the tragedy taking place in Iraq” – Eric Atmann, Nation Magazine
“…arresting. It stopped you right in place and forced you to look out over a field of black boots, marching to nowhere and to eternity at exactly the same time” – Charlie Madigan, Chicago Tribune
“…quiet in its eloquence….one of the most chilling visual statements about the war in Iraq” – Mark Swed, LA Times« less