Mary Mihelic, Running Girls.


Running Girl 30 refers to a BBC report dated March (2015) that the American University of Nigeria is feeding over 270,000 people displaced from their homes due to the Boko Haram.  They are mostly women since the men have been “burned or forced to join the Boko Haram.”  A few of the refugees are the young girls who escaped the Chibok school by running for their lives. The girls are all continuing to study and learn while there.  One of the girls recently said, “Education gives me the wings to fly, the power to fight and the voice to speak.”  


Mixed media on paper

44" x 60"

2015


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Number 30 in a series of 53 artworks about the Chibok kidnapped schoolgirls.

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