The dreaded arrival of my alarm, and the alerts of group text messages. Pictured is my own face, and how obviously tired and stressed out for school I am. The creature in the back is a representation of how I’d depict my high school: as an evil monster.
I am the girl with the short hair, wearing the Cure shirt. The teacher is not based on anyone—I was just inspired by the harpies in Jason and the Argonauts.
The great relief of the dismissal bell after a long day of classes truly relaxes me. Sometimes, after school, my mom picks me up and we go wherever (usually Brooklyn Heights, which was where I used to live a long time ago). The people in the far right corner are my DEANS…They keep their eyes on the students until we leave “their” property.
Rebekkah Hallgren is an artist who was born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, by her parents (an artist and a poet). Her main influence is R. Crumb. She is related to Selma Lagerlöf, who was the first woman to win the Nobel Prize for Literature.