Cydni Akbar

‘Masked Freedom’ (2020)

Acrylic on canvas

29.5 x 39.5cm
‘Masked Freedom’ is an acrylic self-portrait painting I took an image when going into Morrison’s a couple of days into coming back to university, I felt very anxious to be going shopping as I hadn’t gone through the whole lockdown.

‘Although You May Not See Or Hear Me, I Am
Always Here’ (2020)

Acrylic on canvas

31 x 23 x 2cm
The painting is of a pastel-coloured circle which when you turn off your camera on Microsoft teams this is what it looks like, but with your initial in the middle. There is a white microphone off button in the bottom left-hand corner which shows there’s no sound coming from the person behind it. The two paintings are a reminder of people we have sadly lost over the pandemic because of COVID-19 or other circumstances. experienced as a result.