AKA Peace

AKA Peace

Abby Zimet

Seeking to "collaborate against apathy,” 24 contemporary artists took part this week in "AKA Peace," a London exhibit for which they recast decommissioned AK-47 assault rifles into artworks for peace. The project, conceived by photographer and 2011 Amnesty International Media Award winner Bran Symondson after serving in Afghanistan, will raise funds for the non-profit Peace One Day and its Global Truce 2013 campaign.


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