Wafaa Bilal returns to Troy

wafaa_bilal.jpgRemember Waffa Bilal? He's the Iraqi- American digital artist who created the "Virtual Jihad" exhibit that was removed from RPI last year.

Bilal's art sparked protests and cries of censorship when the City of Troy temporarily shut down The Sanctuary for Independent Media for code violations after the gallery took the exhibit in.

Well, Wafaa Bilal is back in Troy tonight. The digital media artist is speaking at The Sanctuary for Independent Media to promote his new book Shoot an Iraqi: Life, Art and Resistance Under the Gun. The books examines his experience as an Iraqi living in the United States. The event starts at 7. Suggested donation is $10/ $5 for students and low income.

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