a preview of Ghosts, a multimedia project by South African artist and filmmaker Ralph Ziman. A project created in response to the international arms trade.
I wanted to challenge those perceptions and to find a way to explore the subject. I wondered about who was shipping the guns into Africa. I wanted to manufacture non-lethal weapons in Africa and ship them to the west. In the end we made several hundred beaded guns, thousands of rounds of bead ammunition and shipped them in a container to the US - RZ