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Fluchtelinge (Refugees), wood block, acrylic paint, ink, final colours. Fluchtelinge (Refugees), wood block, acrylic paint, ink, initial colours Looking Out, woodblock, acrylic paint, ink.
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Portrait Drawings October 2017

Romeo Milwali Njoh, Charcoal on Paper, 70x 50 cm Clive, Charcoal on Paper, 70 x 50 cm Walter, Charcoal on Paper 70 x 50 cm Walter, charcoal on paper, 50 x 35 cm
I was asked by the curator Derek Zietsman, to participate in this show. He chose four of my recent woodcut prints   Brief artist’s statement on the works: All four prints speak directly to the theme of kakotopia and reflect a sense of unease, foreboding, and discomfort in a world where things seem to be falling apart. 1. Dark Street  reflects my engagement with an area adjacent to my studio. My aim was to echo its sense of unease, foreboding and discomfort. 2. Waiting  is based on things I see and people I come into contact with whilst walking through the town’s hustle and bustle (to my studio). I am interested in the gritty underbelly of my city rather than the “surf-city –holiday destination” image commonly associated with Durban. 3. Limping Buffalo  is a metaphor for the state and a social comment on events associated with the #Feesmustfall student unrest in 2016.   4. There is a Buffalo on the Roof  comments on our socially and politically dysfun

Drawings 2017, All Charcoal on Paper, Dimensions given in cm, (height first).

Balcony Figures,  50 x 70 cm  Laptop Woman, 50 x 70 cm Cell Phone Woman, 50 x 70 cm Corridor Figures, 50 x 70 cm   Staircase Man, 70 x 50 cm Buffalo, 46 x 58 cm Cloud Hands, 48 x 56 cm Hamid 56 x 48 cm Avenue of Trees, 70 x 100 cm Clive, 100 x 70 cm Fluchtelinge, 50 x 70 cm Romeo Milwali Njoh, 100 x 70 cm Railway Bridge, 70 x 100 cm Walter, 35 x 25 cm Man in a Raincoat (Walter), 70 x 50 cm Homeless, 70 x 100cm Lauretta Gladys Ngobo, Honorary Doctorate, 70 x 50 cm View from Entabeni Hospital, 35 x 100 cm

New Woodcuts 2017

City Sky Father and Son  Fluchtelinge Limping Buffalo Listening There is a Buffalo on the Roof

Presentation for IEB Regional Conference VISUAL ARTS 28 January 2017