Seasons VIII, 2019 by P. Wamaitha Ng’ang’a, Mixed Media: Photograph: Mixed media-Digital image on Paper, 18 x 18 in. (45.7 x 45.7 cm)
Seasons is a mixed-medium project, wherein I seek to depict my personal journey with scoliosis condition and Poland Syndrome. Both conditions became evident in my adolescence years, however, the latter only being diagnosed correctly in 2018.
P. Wamaitha Ng’ang’a (born 1982) is a Kenyan-British visual artist and photographer based in London, England. Using mixed media and photography, Wamaitha creates works that confront contemporary issues on women and children rights, social, political and environmental issues and cultural identity. She also works with self-portraiture in the realm of art therapy and symbolism communication, exploring the interconnections of nature, spirituality and healing. This process is a personal catharsis and reconciliation of the physical and psychological journey as she deals with her health. She studied Photography (First class BA Hons) and Media, Campaigning and Social Change (MA) at the University of Westminster, England.