This work represents the plight of refugees and asylum seekers who are locked up, with no freedom, inside detention centers due to our two major political parties and the media lying about the facts or putting spin on them using statements like: illegal maritime arrival, Operation Sovereign Borders, illegal maritime arrival.
Who are ‘boat people’? They are asylum seekers who arrive without a valid visa or other authorization seeking protection because they fear persecution in their home country
Hand stitching on four shirts with each one sized to represent men, women, youths and children.
Hanging work measures approximately 100cm x 100cm x 100cm