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An image of two small boys clutching their rations in war torn Syria is from a recent Wall Street Journal. They take refuge in the Tower of Babel. They look like Boy Scouts caught in an unreal and foreboding "Day of Clouds" / The Lie of the State" predicament.

(The "day of clouds" is from Scripture. Ezekiel 30:3 "For the Day of the Lord is near; it will be a day of clouds, a time of doom for the nations."
The quote: "The Lie of the State" is from an article by Jag Suraiya called "After Derrida: The Republic and the Reconstructed Guru" -- "Derrida visited India on the eve of Republic Day and gave a talk in New Delhi on 'The State of the Lie, and the Lie of the State'.")

State Protection
State Protection / "The Lie of the State"
mixed media / oil,wax newspaper
12 x 12 inches
2015