Artwork title: White Elephant
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"A white elephant is an idiom for a valuable but burdensome possession of which its owner cannot dispose." My initial thought for this contest was to create something that was meaningful and relevant in today's society. So many things are going around in the world that I care about, that it is difficult to just choose one. It got me thinking about some problems that are known but are not being addressed to solve. Such as poverty, and starving countries. It is known, but at the same time, we don't do much to fix it. It got me thinking of the saying "elephant in the room". It's there, but it's not being addressed. I decided to use newspaper as my medium, since its a major way society publishes issues around the world. The elephant symbolizes strength and power; qualities that we all posses to make a difference in the world.