our cultural amnesia about sexual assault

an illustration inspired by Alexandria Marzano-Leznevich’s article for lennyletter.com of the same name. The image depicts a figures carrying rocks that ignite momentarily, only to cool and return to stone, a visual parallel to how commitments to end sexual violence often vanish after a brief spark.

gouache, graphite and pencil crayon on paper. 10″ x 12″.