Riiko Sakkinen | Other Drawings | Warning, Little George!
Warning, Little George!
December 2016, Pepino

January 2017, Mänttä
172 x 121 cm
Giclee print and sticker on paper
i Hundreds of thousands of migrants and refugees have come by rubber boat from Turkey to the Greek island Lesvos in the past two years. To prevent them from drowning, children are given pool toys, though they carry the warning “This is not a life saving device.”

George Pig is a character in the animation series Peppa Pig.

Serlachius Museums, Mänttä.
Tags: George, pig, floating, Lesvos, immigration, refugee