The U.S./Iraq War Memorial included on iraqimemorial.org

The U.S./Iraq War Memorial has been included in the iraqimemorial.org Commemorating Civilian Death project.

The U.S./Iraq War Memorial is included in the traveling exhibition of the iraqimemorial.org, Curated by Joseph DeLappe at Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts Projects Space in New York, September 9 – October 22, 2011,


The purpose of this project is to honor and commemorate the deaths of thousands of civilians killed since the commencement of “Operation Iraqi Freedom” on March 19, 2003; to establish an Internet archive as a living memorial that will serve as a repository of memorial concepts; to mobilize an international community of artists to contribute proposals that will represent a collective expression of memory, unity and peace; to encourage the vigilance of contemporary memory in a time of war; to stimulate an understanding of the consequences and costs of “the war on terror”; to support the moral imperative of recognizing the deaths of Iraqi civilians; and to create a context for the initiation of a process of symbolic, creative atonement.

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