Inheritance – I Am The Future – Collectors Prints: Limited 6th Edition

I Am The Future

Inheritance #23 | I Am The Future

By Mike Rossi | Collection: Inheritance

Collectors Limited Edition Prints. Black & White photograph. The Municipality eventually provided sanitation then stopped providing the service six months later, South Africa.

About this piece

2021 – Timber (informal settlement), South Africa


After three years of begging the municipality to provide sanitation, sanitation arrived six months ago. A few months later they stopped providing the service. “So where are we to shit?”, they asked the municipality. Their answer, “You all can dig a hole and shit in there.

On the day I took this photograph, I noticed the words on the little boy’s t-shirt. I AM THE FUTURE. What future is there for anyone when the system treats people like wild animals in the jungle. At least those animals don’t get to dig a hole to bury their poo.

All Profits Donated

OPENPAGE-Studio are donating all nett profits from the sales of “Inheritance” Collectors Prints: (Limited 6th Edition) to Save The Children.

Although these photographs are of both Children and Adults, don’t forget these Adults were once Children, and maybe the circumstances they find themselves now could have been improved in their childhood and upbringing?  This is not just a South African matter, it reaches to all corners of the world.  So we will be splitting our donations jointly between Save The Children – South Africa and Save The Children – International.

We thank the wounderful People and Children from the Informal Settlements of South Africa for participating in this project, and Mike Rossi in its creative creation.  Please give your support.

I Am The Future Prints


Collectors Print: Limited 6th Edition

Black & White printed on Giclee Fine Art Cotton: 215 g/m² matt finish. Printed with a 4 cm white boarder around image and mounted on 2mm white card.

Authentication Label is on back of print including a printed signature of the Photographer.  A separate Authentication Certificate is supplied with each print purchase. Supplied within a protective sleeve.

This is a unframed print.

Overall Print Size – 42 cm x 30.5 cm (34 cm x 22.5 cm image size).

Go to “Choose an Options” to select a Numbered Print from this Edition #06.

Total number of Prints available in this Limited Edition print run – 10 off.

This is a “Bespoke” order.

I Am The Future Limited Edition Prints


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Other Inheritance Photographic Art in this Collection.

Find out more about the Photographer: Mike Rossi

Also can be found at: www.mikerossi.co.za

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