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Drawing, watercolour pencil on paper
I wanted to explore the impact of warfare on the human psyche, using material reduction to break down the impact of combat on Private Yo Yavala, a British Afgan War veteran. Via the process of reduction, I aim to clarify the extent of his transformation between civilian and veteran life - thus elucidating the broader danger of military conflict on society as a whole. In a world where we have become embroiled in seemingly endless overseas conflicts, I think it is important to recognize the danger of violence as a catalyst for the destruction of our own humanity. This is what 'Breakdown' aims to achieve.
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