Inspired by her late great grandmother’s grind stones for grinding maize, Lerato Mfazwe’s a live installation at the exhibition, titled Ukungqusha, about grinding maize on stones, was inspired by her late great-grandmother.
See explosive African colour at a festival pavilion in Dulwich and on vibrant new homeware.
“Viola, from New Orleans-ah, an African Woman, was the 19th century’s rescue worker, a global business goods raker, combed, tilled the land of Commerce, giving America a certain extra extra excess culture, to cultivate it, making home for aliens not registered, made business of the finer, finer, had occupations, darning thread not leisure with reason and with luster, in ‘peek-a-boo’ racial disguises …”
A look at costumes from within and without Africa which had African inspirations.
Mere words on a page cannot prepare you for the first sight of this multi-layered show through the double doors of Tramway’s main space.
The premise of the festival is for anyone to enjoy African rhythms and music. The attendees at the festival obviously came from different backgrounds, but everyone was quickly welcomed.