"People are being forced to leave their homes due to their lives being at risk. We have to stop and remember that a refugee is a human. They didn't decide where they were born. They are risking their lives to find a safer home for themselves and their loved ones. I chose to use the life jackets as a symbol of them seeking safety."
Inspired by the pop tropes and bright colors of that NYC art scene, ThankYouX has exhibited paintings and sculptures in London, Los Angeles, Miami and in New York.
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Open Your Eyes: An MTV Elect This Experience
The election is over, and now more than ever we need to take a stand to promote equality and fight bias.
Visit Look Different to find out how.