The Intertextuality of Manila Slums’ Pietà

Fig. 1 . Stanislav Traykov, Wikimedia Commons. CC BY 2.5.
Fig. 2 . Raffy Lerma’s Pietà-like photograph as the Philippine Daily Inquirer’s front page on July 24, 2016.
Fig. 3 . The glaring similarities of Raffy Lerma’s photograph to Michelangelo’s Pietà has caught the public’s attention.
Fig. 4. Protesters and residents hold lighted candles and placards at the wake of Kian Loyd delos Santos, a 17-year-old high school student, who was among the thousands killed by President Duterte’s war on drugs. © 2017 Dondi Tawatao / Reuters

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Cedric Lee

Cedric Lee

UXR @ Paymongo (YC S19), UX Mentor @ UX+ University, and prev. UX Team Lead @ Cambridge University Press