This series of 20 pieces presents the brutal inequities of global economics and the correlation between our middle class American lives and child slave labor around the world. These works combine stencil printing with lithographic inks and acrylic painting. Each image reveals two discordant interconnected human realities existing simultaneously in the manufacture, distribution and usage of items in my daily life. The monochromatic top layer depicts a child laborer producing the item I have acquired. The bottom layer, painted with vibrant colors symbolizes my relationship to the manufactured item.
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