Acrylic on wood, 9″ × 5″.
The concept for the image is about how Western society is becoming increasingly consumer orientated and obsessed with having a great time regardless of the consequences. Even though we recognise our actions are having a direct impact on our planet, there seems to be a gap between this realisation and the day to day decisions we make. We continue to buy into the ‘Upgrade your iPhone’, ‘Upgrade your four wheel drive’ consumerism culture whilst at the same time saying we are being more environmentally conscious.
These two Fabulous ladies are partying like there is no tomorrow while the world around them is turning into a wasteland.
This is a small version of the 1.45m x 1.1m version I am currently working on. This version is also a distorted and monotone version of the original.