Wednesday, 11 August 2010

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Here is a drawing I will be showing/giving away at the previously mentioned Take Away show at The Outside World gallery this friday. The Brief was 'the outside world' and I decided to make an editorial illustration about an article I recently read originally published in Mute Magazine.The perilous and exploitative employment of economic migrants, despire the public outcry against it, is an essential component of capitalist productivity. Concentrating on the structural insecurity of Chinese workers both in the UK and mainland China, John Barker moves from the contextless media coverage of specific deaths to the macroeconomic picture that caused them, full article here

Here's the oddly-long flier:

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