As it is written

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Size: 95 x 74 cm
Medium: Giclee print on canvas
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A young girl is portrayed as she daydreams on a rocky ledge consisting of postcards shaped by Ntshabele’s brush and paint . From her optimistic, youthful  perspective, she overlooks a vista created of vintage postcards, peering into a bygone era. The artist’s use of letters and  postcards allow the viewer to indulge in personal memories of loved ones far away which is very prevalent as urbanization and global relocation increases. Nostalgia is handled with pathos through the important use of contemporary African print on the dress, braided hair combined with stamps and writings from a past era.

“As it is written 1” was created during lockdown in 2020, where people found themselves isolated or in small family groups. Our means of communication was disrupted and as the pandemic continued to wreak havoc, the use of technology to communicate with each other increased exponentially. Because this artwork was created during this time, we are reminded of the extreme changes in communication we have all had to endure.

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Andrew NtshabeleAndrew Ntshabele AfriconicCaptcha Colour

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