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Sunday, June 14, 2015

Child Labor in Katmandu, Nepal

Indira works in a granite quarry near Katmandu. She is 7 years old. The granite is sent to Britain to provide stone tiles for patios. Children are paid the equivalent of 25 cents a day to perform tiring and dangerous work with little or no safety gear.. Approximately 32,000 children in Nepal work in stone quarries. Some are as young as 5 years old  Many work besides their parents who are in debt bondage with  little hope of escaping. Some live at the work site which is watched by guards who forbid them from leaving. The children are forced to perform hazardous jobs & if they refuse the employer withholds food from the family. Eradicating child labor from Nepal is difficult because it is fundamental to the economy.



this mural was painted in conjunction with the 6th Annual Welling Court Mural Project in Astoria, Queens
it is located on 12th street in between Welling Court and 30th Rd.
Rumor has it that the building will soon be demolished to make way for condominiums. 

Saturday, May 30, 2015

Nepal

placid defiance
 houston & 2nd ave
nyc
dedicated to the fight for climate justice around the globe
and to the kids in Nepal








Saturday, May 16, 2015

Uprising

"Uprisnig"
Housepaint on paper, mounted on wood
8' x 4'
2015


Monday, April 27, 2015

Print Sale!

work goin in the mail to LA for the Manifest Justice pop up store!

hand painted limited edition print available online here: Lmnopi.com

available online here: Lmnopi.com
rice paper paste up on tin

hand painted print available on webstore here: Lmnopi.com



hand painted prints available on line here: Lmnopi.com

hand painted limited edition prints available here: Lmnopi.com
this piece is for sale in LA at the Manifest Justice exhibit in May

detail of paste up in Violin! 

Saturday, April 18, 2015

Uprising

"Uprising"
housepaint on paper, mounted on board
4' x 8'
2015




dandelion, the commoner of the flower world

This painting is on view at the Vazquez building in  Bushwick, Brooklyn at 93 Forrest St off of Central
NYC

This painting is on display as part of the Bushwick is the Future exhibit until April 26th.
Vazquez Building 93 Forrest St off of Central Ave in Bushwick
Hours of operation: Sat April 18th, Sun 19th, Sat 25th, Sun 26th from noon til 6pm
0-6:00 pm.

Monday, April 13, 2015

Dreamer

Detail "Dreamer"

Dreamer
48" x 36"
acrylic on paper, mounted on recycled wood with pennies & metal birds
2015

come this weekend to "Brooklyn is the Future"
to see this work among others!!


Saturday, April 11, 2015

Tahrir


Tahrir
Housepaint on paper, mounted on mylar
2015
48" x 54"




this painting is on it's way to LA to be included in Manifest : Justice
an annual group show of artists who use art to communicate messages of 
justice, action and human rights

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