Barcodes that cry. Social art project by Kristina Cancelmi
Barcodes that cry. Social art project by Kristina Cancelmi
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Kristina Cancelmi barcodes

They leave abroad to work as waitresses, housekeepers, nannies, dancers and secretaries, but end up in dirty brothels, without documents, connections with the outside world, and have a chance to get out of here and get, if not home, then at least to the embassy. This is the fate of millions of gullible women who seek to leave their dysfunctional homeland for a bright foreign future, provide for themselves and their families, build a career abroad, and find a wealthy spouse. Some of them manage to escape, and then their stories and warnings for those who are thinking about leaving are published in the media … Kristina Cancelmi makes her contribution to the mission of protecting women from "traffickers" - this is her art project for the company The polaris project, barcodes that cry. Most often, the victims of "slave traders" are gullible and naive people, and these are mainly women and children. That is why Christina's barcodes depict their figures crying. People for sale, numbered, signed and labeled with barcodes, pasted with price tags and packaged according to the customer's requirements, are like inanimate, inanimate goods on the shelves in a provincial store … Did these people want this fate for themselves?

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Kristina Cancelmi focuses on American citizens, but it is known that most of all "traffickers" profit from our women, from Eastern Europe - Russia, Ukraine, Belarus. It is not for nothing that the bought "slaves" are universally called Natasha. It is sad to say it, but it is our girls and women, regardless of age, who suffer from lack of money and work, and therefore are forced to seek happiness on the side … And the search for this happiness sometimes leads them in a completely different direction.

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Human trafficking is not a fairy tale, but a real problem that even artists help to solve. As they say, everything in our power …

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