Art Against Oppression
Not Coming Home
Mixed Media. Christian Burkett. 2012. You are looking down into the African Congo. Where the clearing becomes the jungle, the lost victims and child soldiers lay unseen and will not return, as the fallen whistle points the way.The whistle is hand carved wood. I researched to find out what the dominant language is in the Congo and found it to be Swahili. Si Kuja Nyumbani is a Swahili phrase which means, “Not Coming Home.”

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