Portraits of Innocence by Maghfira Raharto

These pieces started out as peace offerings for my parents. They are modelled after my baby pictures from the year 1999. I decided to take a monochromatic, pop-art-style approach for a retro-esque effect. For these, I used my brother’s leftover sheets of drawing paper and a blue coloring pen that I found lurking in the kitchen.

April 1999

February 1999




MaghfiraMaghfira Raharto is a high school senior. When not doing laundry in her dormitory or memorizing Latin names, she can either be found reading, cooking, or public-transportation-hopping across her hometown of Malang, Indonesia.

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