"They know that if the wretched one were not there snivelling in the dark, the other one, the flute-player, could make no joyful music…”
Based on ‘The Ones Who Walk Away from Omelas’ by Ursula K. Le Guin
Sumi ink, pencil, pastel, digital
How do we reconcile living at the expense of others suffering? Is the common good always justified? And what does it take to walk away from a utopia predicated upon injustice?
Charis is an illustrator and educator based in Penang, Malaysia. Drawing upon literature and visual culture, she makes pictures that evoke wonder and curiosity, depicting fictional worlds and current issues with a deft combination of traditional and digital media.
This is a gallery-quality giclée art print on 100% cotton rag archival paper, printed with archival inks. Each art print is listed by sheet size and features a minimum one-inch border.