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Project ”Homelands”
Ambuya I - Kuenda Kumusha

(shona: grandmother - on her way home/to the place of birth)

Diptichon
mixed media
acrylics/pigment, african soil, sand
105 x 150 / 50 x 150cm

for sale
Inspiration


Since 1994, I use african soil in my paintings.

"Ambuya I" is the first painting of the series "Homelands"  and also the first, I use the human figure again.

I took the photograph of this fieldworker along a highway near Cape Town on ther way home to a township or homeland.

I took her silhoutette and tried to create a surounding that deserves to be called home using spoil from fertile areas.


  

Ambuya I - Kuenda Kumusha, 2005

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