launder clothes, not ca$h

Amongst exams and other things, I've been a bit useless with keeping this blog updated, I know - but I'm super excited to show you all some of the things I've been up to (think magazines and makeup!!).

The pictures below are from a piece of art I did on money laundering where I vandalized t-shirts with 'LAUNDER CLOTHES NOT CASH' in acrylic paint. I used a similar process to that of my painted jeans, but this time I made a stencil before I painted because I'm a bit useless at freehand lettering.

Up until about 6 months ago, I was naive to what money laundering is and the massive corrupt schemes that take place in my own city! Always fascinated with the flaws of the elite, I did some reading on it and was inspired by the double meaning of 'launder' and 'dirty money'. After having created the shirts, I invited my two friends Jade and Inayah round for lunch, a casual radical discussion on the bourgeois and to model these shirts for my journal:

 

 

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