The second largest island in the world, New Guinea, has been the victim of excessive economical exploitation, the rape of natural resources and outstanding crimes against humanity. I underwent a significant amount of research before starting these two paintings. Each section within each piece represents particular events and symbols that are further explained.

PENYEMBELIHAN DIAM (Silent Slaughter – Bahasa Indonesia) -West Papua

for further explanation click link: Penyembelihan Diam/Silent Slaughter

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HAUS BILONG SPAIDA (the spider’s web – Melanesian Pidgin) Papua New Guinea

for further explanation click link: Haus Bilong Spaida

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~ by calebhamm on October 5, 2012.

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