Takeshi Moro at Contemporary Jewish Museum
In a small town in Finland, a city council chairperson and a recent refugee from Iraq interview one another. Their dialog is swapped, where the Iraqi answers for the chairperson and the chairperson speaks for the Iraqi —to both parties, this is their second language. The video reveals the overlap of their life stories as well as their relationship to war as it relates to Winter War in Finland and American War in Iraq. This work was made in cooperation with Finnish Red Cross and Serlachius Museum, Finland.