Joan Otieno

Mixed media on board, 5ft by 4ft by 2ft

Not for Sale


The titles has two aspects relating to the geographical location and the suffering. The work comprises different elements, human figures seated in a position of pain and distress, water closet float ball, digital migration box, internet enhanced keyboard, red paint and white board to represent the different players in the human trafficking circuit. On the surface the victim is always connected to these players, the government, NGO’s, family and the community but on the inside they mostly suffer alone. Further the attempt on reconciliation often ends in a blame game which does not help alleviate the situation.