“Passenger #1” explores the themes of migration, presenting one of the many refugees seeking hope outside of their country.“My idea was to travel to Europe and create these works on European land to show them everything they are refusing to face in their own backyard. I lived in Spain for a couple of months during the pandemic because I wanted to experience what it would even feel like to walk around that part of the world as a migrant of color. Upon the canvas’ surface it’s possible to find traces of soil mixed with colour. I wanted to incorporate it with the paint and be visible as a symbol: that is the first land that these passengers walk on when entering a new country”
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