Acrylic paint on canvas
The name of the piece is m.botched. In sheng for years househelps have been referred to as “mboch”. The painting seeks to bring to the fore the reality that children are acquired from disparate families, sold a dream in the city and end up in a messed up trap of life. The broken matatu depicts the deception into a nightmare. The dreams of these house helps are shattered and botched.