Le Wi Lan Krio

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"Biro pen portrait drawn on text and the cover of a 1970s Sierra Leonean book. Here, I depict my mother on this book with the title translating to mean, 'Let us learn Krio'. Krio is the language spoken in Sierra Leone, which is also the language spoken in my family home."

Habib Hajallie
Ballpoint pen & collage
34 x 25 cm

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This work was exhibited at the Royal Institute of Painters in Water Colours (RI) Annual Exhibition. Discover more about the RI and its history or find out more about artists opportunities for future RI exhibitions

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