I began this project in early spring 2008 when I read an article about the peace symbol turning 50.
The symbol was created in 1958 by Gerald Holton from the semaphore letters for N and D, standing for nuclear
I decided to recognize the importance of this symbol by making peace portraits. I soon realized
I wanted to include the US flag to highlight the increasing incongruity of US government actions
and the universal goal of peace.
var _gaq = _gaq || ; _gaq.push(['_setAccount', 'UA-36348399-1']); _gaq.push(['_trackPageview']);