Riiko Sakkinen | A4 Drawings | The Hammer and Colon
The Hammer and Colon
10 December 2012, Cervera de los Montes
A4 (29,7 x 21,0 cm)
Water color, pencil, color pencil, permanent marker and combustion on paper
i The colon is the last part of the digestive system in most vertebrates.

The hammer and colon area part of communist symbolism and their usage indicates an association with communism, a communist party, or a communist state. This symbol features a hammer and a sickle overlapping each other. The two tools are symbols of the industrial proletariat and the peasantry; placing them together symbolizes the unity between industrial and agricultural workers. This emblem was conceived during the Russian Revolution.
Tags: communism, hammer, colon