digital photograph, Adobe Photoshop; 12×10”
ARTIST BIO: Kush Patel is a Grade 12 student at Princeton HS.
ART PROJECT: “Inspired by the work of Osamu James Nakagawa, Gordon Parks, and others, students, working under the guidance of art teachers Lindsay Holliday and Matt Reed, were asked to shoot a photo of a sign or billboard in a meaningful or familiar place, and then juxtapose onto it an image that they created or appropriated, that addresses an issue of peace or social justice. The students were challenged to consider issues that were meaningful to them and how they might present them in a work of art.”