An Australian Political Decoy

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An Australian Political Decoy - populist political rhetoric turns refugees - desperate individual humans fleeing turmoil and personal tragedy - into two dimensional queue jumpers and criminals to be discouraged, turned away or locked up. How is it our hospitable and generous culture is so easily turned to xenophobia and inhumanity?

 

A sculptural piece for the 2012 Saskatchewan Craft Council Exhibition "Decoy"

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