Two layer screen print with with a pale peach outline and multi color split fountain.
For decades Mexico has suffered violence from drug cartel wars and corruption of the state. The list of deaths caused by these two factors is endless, causing Mexico to be in a constant state of mourning. On September 2014, 43 student teachers went missing in the small town of Iguala in the state of Guerrero, Mexico. The disappearance of the 43 students caused a political awakening in Mexico. This piece is inspired by the phrase “they tried to bury us but they didn’t know we were seeds,” which is currently being used as a slogan for the Ayotzinapa demonstrations. These missing students are the seeds that have planted a growing awareness of Mexico’s current political state, or lack of.