Lolli: The Exhibit Nobody Wants to Talk About

Published On
May 26, 2020


Every 12 hours the Canadian Centre for Child Protection (Canadian Centre) detects 10,824 new images of child sexual abuse online. And as haunting as this number is, most of the public is entirely unaware of the magnitude of the problem.

So, we took the online code that child sex offenders use to denigrate their victims – “lolli” – and turned it into a high-impact Instagrammable installation that made the issue impossible to ignore. 10,824 lollipops displayed side-by-side, one for each victim.