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Like A Monkey Sketch

Like A Monkey Sketch


Whilst getting an ECG test in 2017, I was likened to a monkey by the nurse carrying out the procedure. As one would expect, I was taken aback.

In response to this notion of subtle or not so subtle prejudice; I seek to take ownership of an insulted that I have experienced on multiple occasions as a young ethnic male. By assuming the animalistic pose of a monkey holding a banana, which also acts as motif of masculinity with the clear phallic symbolism, I attempt to use humorous rhetoric to display my experience.


Coloured fineliner pen drawing.

30 X 21 cm.

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