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Miss Landmine 2009 by Gerry King

Miss Landmine  2009

Enamelled glass, kiln formed

2000 mm High x 450 mm W x600 mm D

Miss Landmine The victim as survivor The Miss Landmine competition exists. Unsurprisingly controversial, it has been awarded in Angola and will be soon in Cambodia. Some feel that it exploits women and/or landmine victims. Regardless of those concerns it exposes many to the reality of landmines in many countries. The entrants’ documentation includes the type of mine, manufacturer, country of origin and cost. For the modest sum of 15 Euro a life can be destroyed Private collection, Holland