Category Archives: Bronze

Ida on Display

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Ida at the foundry

The waxes at the foundry

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And the cast bronze- came out very well, so pleased.

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Ida in transit

The approved sculpt being transported to the foundry for moulding and casting. I love this sequence of shots.

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Ida Mtwana: The National Heritage Project

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Ida Mtwana: National Heritage Project mock-ups

Desktop2 - CopyVery few documented images of Ida Mtwana 1903-1960, first elected president of the ANC Women’s League and “Youth Leaguer, moving spirit among women, orator and heckler.”

longstamp“When you strike a woman, you strike a rock! ” A line from one of the freedom songs sung by the women of the ANC Womens Leaugue and which is embossed into the fabric on the piece.

 

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An example of the Home Affairs stamps in the ‘Dompas’ or pass book that people of colour were forced to carry during the Apartheid era. The statue has a stamp embossed into her hand.

 

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Presenting the plasticine maquette of Ida

 

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Maleboho at Oliewenhuis Museum, Bloemfontein

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Maleboho Bronze patination

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Cupric/Ferric combo for the big man.

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Maleboho Clay progress

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Maleboho Maquette

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Maleboho Drawings

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