“THE MOTHER OF TREES” / PORTRAIT OF WANGARI MAATHAI

Drawing, collage, magazine design

Portrait of the Kenyan politician, teacher, environmental activist and women’s rights advocate, also known as “Mama Miti”, the Mother of Trees. As part of the Green Belt Movement, which she founded in 1977, she launched the largest reforestation project in Africa together with several thousand women. Since then, more than 45 million trees have been planted.