Pharmacopeia Nera is a composed distillation of circular motifs that are predominately black surrounded by mesmerising coloured rings. This is designed to highlight the stark reality of the current economically unsustainable consumption of beautifully packaged pharmaceuticals. The figures are staggering. According to the WHO global consumption of legal drugs currently costs US$300 billion annually and is expected to reach US$400 billion by 2018.
Recently released statistics from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare revealed 50 per cent of Australians live with a chronic illness that requires medication. We are living longer but sicker lives. What is making us so sick?
Print size: 75 x 75cm. Limited edition of 10.
Printed in Melbourne Australia on 310gsm acid free fine art paper using archival pigmented inks. Each print is titled and signed by the artist and includes a certificate of authenticity outlining the edition number.
Packaged unframed. Free delivery worldwide.