Freedom – Kalief Browder

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Freedom - Kalief Browder

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SOLD OUT

2017

Oil on wood

60x80cm

We forget frequently about the value of the simple things like being able to breath outdoors. All in all, this involves owing your own freedom, and that´s the most powerful right we have.

In a pose of deep inhalation Kalief Browder highlights the above shown idea. After he have been arrested at the age of 16 for allegedly stealing a backpack, he was imprisoned for three years without trial and spent most of this time in solitary confinement. Unfortunately, his unfairly loss of freedom brought him to commit suicide.

 

Here the link of the documentary: https://www.netflix.com/watch/80187140?trackId=200257859