Grace Heejung Kim
How Climate Anxiety Is Shaping Family Planning


Commissioned | Professional

Why did you make this work:
I was commissioned to create an illustration about how young people are increasingly choosing not to have children due to the state of the climate and environment. In this illustration, a couple is standing alone on a melting ice cap and the baby-shaped cloud shows how much they still yearn for a child. I focused on how difficult a decision this actually is for people who make it.

How was the illustration used:
This illustration was used to accompany an article in The New York Times Parenting section.

How did you make this work:
This work is created using Adobe Photoshop.

Commissioner Name :
Deanna Donegan
Commissioner Company :
The New York Times

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Brooklyn, New York