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Burkina Faso Journal

Burkina Faso Journal

In June this year I was invited by Ian Bray, OXFAM's Senior Press Officer, to visit Burkina Faso.
He commissioned me to do a series of drawings highlighting the food crisis in the Sahel. During the week long journey through the West African country I met people whose lives are affected by the food crisis and the armed conflict in neighboring Mali.

Back in my studio in London, I used the reference photos and interviews I gathered on the trip to create a series of pencil drawings (colored on the computer) portraying some of the people I met.

The drawings (one cover, two spreads) got published on the 5th of December in the "G2" supplement of "The Guardian".

TO VIEW LARGER RESOLUTION VERSIONS OF THE DRAWINGS PLEASE CLICK ON THE FOLLOWING LINKS:
http://www.olivierkugler.com/burkina-faso/images/1.jpg
http://www.olivierkugler.com/burkina-faso/images/2.jpg
http://www.olivierkugler.com/burkina-faso/images/3.jpg

Burkina Faso Journal by Olivier Kugler
Burkina Faso Journal by Olivier Kugler
Burkina Faso Journal by Olivier Kugler