OD speed painting

0 OD speed paintingInspired by a photo of myself covered in red food dye, embellishing the suppressed negative connotations I associate with drug abuse. In a Pete Doherty idolising society where drug use is considered ‘hipster,’ something you have to participate in in order to be accepted into the ‘indie’ youth culture of today, the dark underbelly to this seemingly laid-back, alternative lifestyle is concealed. Why does Britain have one of the highest rates of drug abuse? Why are young adults and teenagers idolising names such as Doherty? The portrayal of the brutality of drugs is not often conveyed via brush strokes, but here I’ve tried to do just that…

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