This piece of video art is a symbol of resilience, determination and survival exposing the systemic problem of the 15,000 children who fled violence and sexual abuse at home, only to become under age prostitutes and drug addicts on the streets of Mexico City.

The story of the person behind the make up is revealed here vimeo.com/52812390 in a short film called ‘Laugh and the World Laughs with You’.

Our research interview with three other teenagers living on the streets of Mexico City is here vimeo.com/52656974

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