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'Mummy, why does bad things happen?' 

2021

Faux Leather bear

80 x 74 x 55 cm 

Leather that can suggest a dominatrix vibe, when paired with a teddy bear, a symbol of childhood, this causes a unsettling feeling. Why is a symbol of youth tainted by an adult's world?

Childhood trauma can make a child grow up in an instant. What was once a mind feel with innocence's and wonder is now clouded in the real truths of the world. This is questioning why are children growing up so quick, is there anything as a childhood anymore?  

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