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Social commentary poster print on the South African phenomenon of "Izikhothane": A youth movement/trend born in the townships which entails the d… Read More
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. Read Less
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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