In a history textbook, published in Saudi Arabia, accidentally funny photo collage where photos of king Faisal Ibn Abdul Aziz al Saud signing the UN Charter in 1945, combined with the image of the character of «Star wars» Yoda, the BBC reports.
The Minister of education, Ahmed al-Issa, apologized for missed the mark, promising that the circulation will be withdrawn from circulation. How the collage got in the tutorial is not yet known.
However, it is known that the author of the collage is a young Saudi artist Chaves, created its own «alternative» history of the Middle East: his pictures are photos of actual events combined with footage from disney cartoons or images of the symbols of American pop culture.
In the words of Chaves, his first collage was an image of Egyptian President Anwar Sadat, next to Mickey mouse. Chaves noted that the appearance of Yoda at the right hand of the king Faisal no offensive to the last, as «Iodine is similar to the king for his wisdom, strength and peace of mind.»
The artist stressed that his guilt in the incident with the tutorial, not – «just needed someone else once everything is checked before the print edition.»
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