Riiko Sakkinen | A4 Drawings | Freedom and Hope
Freedom and Hope
October - November 2013, Beirut
A4 (29,7 x 21,0 cm)
Permanent marker on paper
i The logo and the figures are from a propaganda poster of the Amal Movement, a Lebanese political party associated with Lebanon's Shia community. Amal, which means hope in Arabic, was founded as the Movement of the Dispossessed in 1974 by Imam Musa al-Sadr, who disappeared in 1978 in Libya. The other person is the current leader of Amal Nabih Berri.

The text is from commercial advertising.
Tags: Lebanon, Amal, hope, freedom