Painting “The Kid at War”
This image represents an ongoing issue in developing countries within the African Continent. Children At war, Child labor which is oftentimes birthed from the realities of said cultures or the necessity caused by precarious conditions. A slingshot surrounding the child’s neck with darkened and disappearing colors, which conversely brings light to the disappearing child like behaviors within the child. To adapt, is to camouflage one’s self within the things that surrounds thee. This kid is at war quite literally, but also with youth itself.