© 2017 by Rajkamal Kahlon
 

Blowback

BLOWBACK is a CIA term, a metaphor for the unintended consequences of covert operations against foreign nations and governments. The project borrows the term to explore the relationship between early anthropological portraiture and modern political violence labeled as terrorism.  Through these works a relation of causality appears between Western representations of formerly colonized subjects and acts of political retaliation labeled as terrorism today.

 

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