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Aalam, committed artist

2022-12-06T19:09:14.102Z

PORTRAIT - An uncompromising creator, he exhibits, as part of the Parcours Saint-Germain, diverted or retouched photos of 20th and 21st century dictators. A better way to fight them.



There, Mussolini, a lollipop in his mouth.

Here, Putin, in a leather jacket with an AC/DC badge.

Further, Amin Dada, in a swimming pool, facing a rubber duck, or Castro, on a Harley-Davidson.

They are all there.

All the "great" dictators of yesterday and today.

There is also Ceausescu, who seems dressed by a Savile Row tailor, Jaruzelski, Xi Jinping, Gaddafi, Mubarak, Hitler or even Kim Jong-un eating soup, surrounded by his two cats ironically baptized Kim XVII and Kim XXIII…

Real pictures?

Fake shots?

There is doubt, but the truth of these 21 

"tyrants, captured in private moments and in unusual because intimate settings"

and hung on the walls of a beautiful bourgeois apartment in the 6th arrondissement of Paris - as part of the Parcours Saint- Germain - is striking.

The exhibition is called “Privaatt”, a name coined by the artist Aalam.

"It means 'private' in the language of a fictional totalitarian state,

" he explains

.

This context, this exhibition in…

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Source: lefigaro

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