Ida Mtwana: The National Heritage Project

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New Show

Ive been invited to be in a show with a group of artists whose work I love. Curated by the amazing Grace Kotze, its set for mid August 2013.  Got to go big! Here’s what Im thinking-

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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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House&Leisure South Africa December 2012

Thanks so much to Sam Boylan for including me in his Christmas pick! And thanks Carla for the image.

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Maleboho Bronze patination

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Cupric/Ferric combo for the big man.

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Maleboho waxes at the Foundry

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Anthropology after.

 

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Operculum Series and Totem Boy at the Anthropology show, curated by Grace Kotze.

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The Boy&Pig against Grace Kotze’s beautiful paintings. The Breathing Space was a fantastic venue and the show was very well attended. Sold all 4 works, most pleased.

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Anthropology: Durban show

Curated by Grace Kotze at The Breathing Space, Durban October 2012

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Maleboho Clay progress

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