This piece is meant to celebrate trans bodies by depicting the famous statue, The Weary Herakles, as a trans man. Trans bodies are often seen as wrong, abnormal, and a source of shame and ridicule. This piece is meant to combat that and show that trans bodies can be a source of beauty and pride.
Kai is a trans and queer artist from Brisbane specialising in digital art. He is currently studying Film at QUT and does art commissions in his spare time. He aims to combine film, art, and activism in his future career, bringing queer voices to the forefront of his work. Follow him on instagram at @kaiilatte or check out his website: https://kai-wharton.wixsite.com/kaiwharton