A World United

Artist Wafaa Bilal's 30 day performance piece, Shoot an Iraqi, allowed internet users to aim and fire a paintball gun at Bilal. It was highly successful:

All told, 60,000 shots were fired from an astounding coalition of 128 nations. The website logged 80 million hits. “It’s been very hard,” he tells the diary. “It united people, it divided people, but that’s what art is supposed to do.”