Misunderstood? (Skhothane)

Social commentary poster print on the South African phenomenon of "Izikhothane": A youth movement/trend born in the townships which entails the destruction of money and expensive material objects to gain respect or notoriety.

Misunderstood? (Skhothane)
Limited Edition print
Social commentary poster print on the South African phenomenon of "Izikhothane": A youth movement/trend born in the townships which entails the destruction of money and expensive material objects to gain respect or notoriety.
 
http://observers.france24.com/content/20130909-burning-money-there%E2%80%99-no-tomorrow-welcome-bizarre-world-%E2%80%9Cizikhothane%E2%80%9D
 
The print "Misunderstood?", comments on whether the bizarre trend is a rebellion against a society of opulent consumerism or a misguided youth cult. The print was initially an editorial illustration for a youth online magazine: "Young, Wasted & Black", launched on June 16 (South African Youth Day) 2013. 
Title: Misunderstood? (Skhothane)         Media: Pen & Ink + Digital Archival print
Size: 840 x 594 mm
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