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War-torn toy

Massoud Hassani’s extraordinary ‘Mine Kafon’ is a giant, wind-powered, bamboo-framed, toy-inspired sphere which – with the aid of GPS – rolls over unexploded landmines and tracks the clear, safer paths that it leaves behind. Hassani developed the piece after reflecting on his childhood in Kabul and the toys that he played with, which were often blown by the wind into dangerous areas known to contain landmines. (Nice find, Alex)

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