THE WORLD AS WE KNOW IT

A 2016 PROJECT FOCUSED ON CURRENT ISSUES AROUND THE WORLD.

CONSISTS OF 9 PIECES EACH ONE DEPICTING A DIFFERENT TOPIC.

THE FULL PROJECT WAS EXPOSED AT THE EUROPEAN COURT OF JUSTICE BETWEEN MAY 12TH AND JUNE 28TH 2017, INCLUDING ''THE WEAKEST ANIMAL''  WHICH IS NOT DISPLAYED HERE.

MADE OF BLOOD, SEEKING BLOOD

PLASTER CAST AND ACRYLICS ON CANVAS

SOLD

 

REPRESENTATION OF HOW HUMAN BEINGS ACTED FOLLOWING THE TERRORIST ATTACKS OF 2015.

⎪40 × 30 × 15 cm⎪

BLOODBATH

ACRYLICS ON CANVAS WITH CAST BODY NAILED TO IT, SILVER DOG-TAG ON NECK

120,000 CHILDREN WERE BORN ON THE SYRIAN CIVIL WAR BATTLEGROUND SINCE 2011.

RAISED IN THE NOISE OF THE GUNS WHICH SURROUND THEM DAILY, WHETHER THEY'RE THERE TO PROTECT THEM OR KILL THEM.

BORN IN A RIVER OF BLOOD AND WITH A DOG-TAG ALREADY ON THEIR NECKS, THESE ARE THE YOUNG SOLDIERS OF THE MIDDLE-EAST, FORCED TO GROW UP IN A LIVING HELL.

⎪100 × 100 × 40 cm⎪

EMPTY PROVOCATEUR

PAPIER MÂCHÉ FINISHED WITH ACRYLICS

⎪90 × 50 × 30 cm⎪

TRAPPED IN SOCIAL MEDIA WE THINK THAT WHAT WE SEE IS RICH IN CONTENT. MOST OF IT IS FAKE, HUMAN MADE, OPPOSED TO THE HUMAN SOUL. THE UNREAL IMPRESSION OF THE MANUFACTURED REALITY CAN BE COMPARED TO A VIRTUAL REALITY. 

THE SCULPTURE SHOWS HOW THE SOCIAL MEDIA IS FILLED WITH SUPERFICIAL INFORMATION BUT IS POOR INSIDE, NEARLY EMPTY, IN IT'S CONTENT.

SOLD

KHEALLER

ACRYLICS ON CANVAS

MORE THAN 100,000 PEOPLE DIE FROM PRESCRIPTION DRUGS EACH YEAR (THESE DO NOT INCLUDE ILLICIT DRUGS) IN THE US, WITH EUROPE AND ASIA FOLLOWING, ALTHOUGH WITH LESS GRAVE NUMBERS. 

OVERDOSES OF PAINKILLERS , ANTIDEPRESSANTS, BENZOS , OPIATES AND TRANQUILLISERS ARE THE MOST COMMON, PRESCRIBED BY DOCTORS AND ABUSED BY TEENS ALL OVER THE WORLD. 

ALTHOUGH PRESCRIPTION DRUGS ARE MEANT FOR HEALING PURPOSES, SUICIDES AND OVERDOSES CONTINUE TO RISE EACH YEAR.

⎪160 × 120 cm⎪

QUICK SOLUTION

ACRYLICS AND LIPSTICK ON CANVAS

SOLD

⎪70 × 50 cm⎪

MORE THAN 200 UNARMED PEOPLE WERE KILLED BY THE POLICE IN THE US IN 2015. VICTIMS INCLUDE ADULTS, ELDERLY AND CHILDREN TOO.

THE POLICE USES ITS ADMINISTRATIVE POWER AS AN EXCUSE TO OPEN FIRE ON UNARMED PEOPLE, THE QUICK SOLUTION, INSTEAD OF USING LESS IRREPARABLE METHODS. GUN VIOLENCE IS ON THE RISE AND THE POLICE ARE ACCOUNTABLE FOR 8% OF IT.

WASTED YOUTH

MIXED MEDIA ON CANVAS

SOLD

⎪70 × 30 cm⎪

A REACTION TO THE YOUTH OF THE 21ST CENTURY WHICH IS WITNESSING ITS SURROUNDINGS THROUGH THE SCREEN OF A PHONE. CHILDHOOD SPENT STARING INTO LUMINESCENT BRICKS.

DEDICATED TO MY SISTERS.

A SMOKE

MULTIPLE ACRYLICS ON CANVAS

SOLD

A REACTION TO THE 6 MILLION YEARLY DEATHS ATTRIBUTED TO TOBACCO USE.

⎪100 × 100 cm⎪

GLOBAL CRISIS

MIXED MEDIA ON CANVAS

SOLD

THE ONGOING GLOBAL CRISIS WHICH BEGAN IN 2007 IS THE MOST SEVERE FINANCIAL EVENT SINCE THE 1930'S. AFTER ITS BEGINNING IN THE US IT HAS LED TO THE COLLAPSE OF NUMEROUS BANKS ALL AROUND THE WORLD.

10 YEARS MANY FINANCIAL INSTITUTIONS STILL STRUGGLE NOT TO GO BANKRUPT.

⎪50 × 50 cm⎪

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