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Takeshi Moro at Contemporary Jewish Museum

Moro's video work will be on view at the Contemporary Jewish Museum in San Francisco as a part of the The Yud Video Project. (Nov 25, 2016 – Jul 9, 2017)
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.