Curatorial Projects > Paper Bullets: A War of Words (2004)

Leaflet: Safe Conduct Pass (C54) (back), 1991
Language: Arabic
Production Source: U.S. military
Target Audience: Iraqi military within Kuwait (Gulf War)
Front: Image
Back (translation from Arabic text): Use the following procedures to cease resistance: Remove the magazine from you weapon. Place your weapon over your left shoulder with the muzzle pointing down. Place you hands over your head and proceed slowly. Wave a white cloth to signal your peaceful intent, or hold up this leaflet. All armies of the multinational Forces understand that this pass shows your honorable commitment to peace.

Courtesy collection of Stephen J. Hasegawa.

Paper Bullets: A War of Words

October 6 - November 20, 2004
Intersection for the Arts
San Francisco, CA