African Seed

African Seed

 

Date: 1986
Dimensions: H 1.5m
Media: Muranti and poles


Andries Botha on “African Seed”

 

This work, “African Seed”, formed part of a seminal exhibition for me entitled “Human Structures” which was held in the late 80’s. This work deviates slightly from the other works in as much as it was not completely made out of organic indigenous materials. The other works mostly utilized traditional craft and weaving techniques.

 

It is difficult in retrospect to think about a show and construct the narrative for it, some 30 years later . I do