His display consists of a series of photos depicting Iraqis in everyday places – on the street, in hotel rooms, in shops – holding a photo of the former dictator over their own faces, “to demonstrate the lasting impact of his regime,” explained Penjweny. On Al Arabiya TV

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On the National Geographic News:  Iraq on Display Jamal Penjweny grew up with war, having been born in Iraqi Kurdistan in the early 1980s. The photographs in his series "Saddam Is Here" show the psychological toll that conflict and dictatorship can take, even years after the fact. In his images, Iraqis in their everyday environments hide their faces behind a picture of Saddam Hussein, a nod to the long-gone dictator's lingering presence in Iraqi society.  

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On Al Mada newspaper: ومن بين المشاركين كان المصور الفوتوغرافي جمال بنجويني الذي قدم مجموعة صور فوتوغرافية تحت عنوان: صدام كان هنا. الصور المعروضة لأناس عاديين بينهم امرأة ورجل وجندي وفلاح، يضعون صورة صدام حسين الرئيس المخلوع على وجوههم. والفكرة ان الدكتاتور قد رحل، الا انه ترك ثقافته معششة في رؤوس الناس. ومن الجدير بالذكر ان الفنان بنجويني بدأ حياته راعياً للأغنام في جبال كردستان، ولكنه تمكن من تثقيف نفسه وتطوير قدراته والانكفاء على تعلم استخدام آلة التصوير بشكل فني رائع.
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In the Wall Street International Magazine:  Following studio visits across Iraq, other meetings and much careful thinking, Curator Jonathan Watkins and Commissioner, The Ruya Foundation for Contemporary Culture in Iraq (RUYA), have selected eleven artists to participate in Welcome to Iraq, the official Pavilion of Iraq at the 55th International Art Exhibition – la Biennale di Venezia. 
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On the Reuters:  near Jamal Penjweny's series of photographs "Saddam is Here". "It's an opening up of communication between this very fragile developing art world and the rest of the world,"

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