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Winning Bid: $400.00
Nelson Mandela by Evelyn Kalubi, 2010, Giclée Digital Print, 18 x 24 inches
Nelson Rolihlahla Mandela was a South African anti-apartheid revolutionary, political leader and philanthropist who served as President of South Africa from 1994 to 1999. He was the country’s first black head of state and the first elected in a fully representative democratic election. This series is dedicated to the work that Mandela put into equality. He is a major inspiration and a force for good globally.
Evelyn Kalubi is a Zambian and Congolese artist currently residing in Brooklyn. The conglomeration of African art, 90s alternative American music and social disparities color her art work. Her work is influenced primarily by the conflicting cultural upbringing of my Zambian and Congolese heritage while living in mid western America. She uses a host of different mediums, from photography, illustration, and painting, to tell continue challenging the idea of her identity. The continual attempt is to produce pieces that challenge the notion of blackness and add to the create an idea of Afro-futurism. Some key themes explored revolve around identity and cultural assimilation, and cultural retention from an African perspective. She studied design at DAAP at the University of Cincinnati.
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