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The Thin Children ~ Photo Essay by Quam Odunsi

The Thin Children artwork is an on-going exhibition of the debauchery of youth that demonstrates excess indulgence of sensual pleasures and corruption. The work consists of friends, lovers and acquaintances ---- from Brazilian [artist] Lluy Rodrigues, [stripper] Kukla Angel Hamovikyan, to [recording artist] Chris Brown. All images are shot by Quam Odunsi on 35mm black & white film and 35mm color film.

"A man might look at a fallow field and know, and see in his mind that his own bending back and his own straining arms would bring the cabbages into the light, and the golden eating corn, the turnips and carrots."

"And a homeless hungry man, driving the roads with his wife beside him and his thin children in the back seat could look at the fallow fields . . . and that man could know how a fallow field is a sin and the unused land a crime against the thin children" - John Steinbeck's The Grapes of Wrath

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