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Death Penalty

Award: Wood Pencil

Wood Pencil / Photography / Photography for Press & Poster Advertising / 2011

In a chiaroscuro mood, an electric chair, a firing squad, and hangmen are depicted made of candle wax that has started to melt down. The strapline ‘Death to the death penalty’ shaped in candle wax is followed by the Amnesty candle logo, explaining that Amnesty is fighting against the death penalty and that its own flame is melting down executioners.

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