week 33 of 2018

week33 2018Ndakavavhumbamira by Portia Zvavahera

The central figure displays a defensive maternal guise; shielding the smaller figures in the composition from the patch of negative space; the threat of erasure from existence. As we observe Defence Forces Day, we take a look at the protective quality of Women and how they build their homes and protect Communities from malevolent actions. The artwork is part of the upcoming exhibition; the eQualities of Women, set to open on the 23rd of August 2018.

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