Thursday, February 28, 2008

A history of war through food

Via BoingBoing is a stop-animation short from filmmaker Stefan Nadelman that amazingly, and disturbingly, details a history of war from WWII through the present using only food representative of the countries in conflict. It is extremely violent in a surreal kind of way.

First, I think it is best to look at this cheat sheet that describes what countries are represented by what food stuffs. Kimchi is South Korea and dumplings are North Korea for example, and the U.S. has several fried foods attributed to it. Then watch the video:

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