by Silvia Viana
Spain, 2018

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The room is filled with individuals wearing suits, their eyes fixated solely on profit. The western male business attire, eyes looking all ways, a central, single female, all framed by roses, all bring different points of view. The intense focus on financial gain fuels the machinery of Western capitalism and a patriarchal society, leading to the exploitation of people, animals, and the environment. This perpetual search for wealth predominantly benefits only a privileged few. This mixed-media illustration serves as a powerful reminder for us to recognise the pervasive inequalities present in our immediate surroundings. It urges us to cultivate self-awareness and to recognise the alienation that results from unequal social and economic structures.

Silvia Viana is a Spanish artist exhibiting worldwide.

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