One of many projects never completed. I wanted to design a wallpaper with various versions of ‘Cousin Mahmoud’ with light-hearted illustrations overlaid on top of this original photo. This wall paper would have looked great in Ikea’s any season collection. Alas, not enough ‘Mullah’ to proceed.
Yes, the horse is drinking soda from out of the Libyan ground through an old-fashioned hipster straw. There are so much nutrients in that ground that’s why it’s a war zone.