Freedom is s a response to the September 11, 2001 attack
on the World Trade Center and the US led war against Afghanistan.
Drawing on the displays of public grieving and memorials
for those killed in New York, this installation presents
a memorial for the thousands of Afghans killed in the
war. Upon each "grave" is a torn out section
of a newspaper article that gives brief but specific detail
about Afghan civilians killed by US bombing. For example:
lost my daughter two days ago. The Americans bombed our
home in Kandahar and the roof fell on her. Her name was
Muzlifa. She was two. Then there was my other daughter.
She died too. Her name was Farigha. She was three. There
wasn't much left of my son. When the roof hit him, he
was turned to meat and all I could see were bones. His
name was Sherif. He was a year and a half old...