Austerity and its effects.
The figure has stretched his survival skills to the limit. His modest living quarters made from a box left out at night by a commerical premises to be recycled to save the planet. The plastic sheet that covers his cardbord abode his most prized pocession. I have long admired Vincent van Gogh's mixed media drawing Sorrow, it says it all about hard times. We can inflict things on ourselves at times, but a great many suffer from powerful forces beyond the self.