It is described and classified as a contemporary modern work of art. This artistic work is made of iron and was created by the young artist Adnan Arabo. The work’s height is 70 cm and was displayed in the courtyard of the Faculty of Fine Arts at University of Mosul. This work of art symbolizes the key to everything that is closed in our lives.
Adnan Arabo is a sculptor born in 1986 from the city of Tal Afar west of Mosul. He graduated from the Faculty of Fine Arts in Mosul in 2014 and has participated in several Iraqi and international exhibitions.
Daesh terrorist organization destroyed the keys of the dancing after it controlled the city of Mosul.
Adnan Arabo, who is now residing and based in Germany spoke to Mosul Media Platform and said that “I used to do a series of studies and sketches of and about what happened in Mosul where the dancing keys was destroyed in the blasts and bombing of Mosul. My sketches illustrated what happened during and after the events that led to the destruction and the loss of Mosul.” He also adds that “Now I have resumed planning and studying new sketches in Germany- Where I live after I immigrated- and I will implement them.”