We were capitvated by these photos of Faith47th work in South Africa.
miners are waiting for justice. workers are waiting for a living wage.
people are waiting for service delivery. refugees are waiting for assistance.
men are waiting for jobs. we are all waiting for an honest politician.
so many people are waiting for others to do things first. to take the blame.
to do things for them. to take the fall. to build the country. to admit defeat.
there has been so much waiting in this country that much time has been lost.
my good friend alexia webster had also been thinking about the long wait.
she allowed me to reference some of her beautiful photographs
Somehow my paintings found their way onto corners and streets of a city in south africa rumored to have been built by gold
It is the first installment of my solo exhibition ' fragments of a burnt history' which will soon unfold at the david krut gallery in johannesburg on november the 8th.