"New Forms" New Stories

150 x 150 x 1 cm, © 2018, not for sale
Three-dimensional | Sculpture | Wood

The reed mat, cultural very important for Zambia and Malawi, historical the place for oral history.


Triangle, square and circle are important in the art history, building blocks for minimalism and cubism and undeniable the most used mathematical symbol and as graphical icon.


Here they are combined. Iconic Cultural Historical Material in process lead to new stories.


These 3 special shapes where a special order to Julius and Watson (Lilongwe) and they asked the ladies in their village, who are holders of this craft, to create these 3 odd shaped mats for the sake of art.