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Wednesday, August 19, 2009

Images from the Peace Wall

mark skwarek @ peace wall
I'm standing in front of the wall to give it some scale. Noticte where the the paint has been eaten away from the wall in the image to the right. This happened from flammable substances that were thrown back and forth at people on the other side.
murals
Sadly northern Ireland is known for a period of civil strife where Protestants and Catholics where at war with one another-
Events of August 1969, forty years of political conflict. pt 1
Events of August 1969, forty years of political conflict. pt 2
Walls were constructed that were used to control the the opposing groups. I took video and pictures along the wall along with John Craig Freeman who is creating a virtual peace wall in Second Life. This will be somewhat similar to his Virtual Florida

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Craig walking towards one of the only open control gates on our walk...
bonfire w british flag
a pile of palettes for a bonfire, note the British flags on top
bonfire ireland
bonfire the day after

1 comment:

John Craig said...

Here is a more up-to-date link to Imaging Place. http://ImagingPlace.net. Virtual Florida was many years ago. Cheers