Our War: Day 65-20101004

Cara Schingeck

Tacoma, United States

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MEDIUM: variety of metallic ink on bond paper

INSPIRATION:
Portrait of a soldier at the moment he realizes his life is never going to be the same.

I chose to use metallic ink because I knew it would create the look I wanted which was smoke, dust, all the atmospheric feeling of what I think of when I think of an explosion.

Inspired by my long time curiosity of what that moment must be like for a human being and from listening to recent broadcasts of stories on NPR (Natl Public Radio) about insurgents and Taliban who destroy lives or scheme to do so using explosive devices…I just wonder about the person, the people who are destroyed by the explosion and that moment, the split second, the thoughts or rather maybe just the thought and expression that occurs when they realize “this is it”.

To all in our war civilians and soldiers from all countries I hope with all my heart that you will never have to experience this moment.

I think of you all who are in harms way, honor and respect your service-your sacrifice every day.

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