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Strength, from the series Zulu Kids

Reference

b134f97b

Year

2014

Medium

Photography

Size

112 x 140 cm
44.09 x 55 in

Category


  • About the work
Medium: photographic print. In the Zulu Kids series, Leuba worked with children in the Zulu communities in Kwala Zulu Natal and Soweto in South Africa. Namsa Leuba creates staged photographs that blend the characters, landscapes and traditions of diverse African cultures. While the series references statuettes, with the children posing.

About the Artist

1982 , Switzerland

Namsa Leuba’s diverse photographic practice examines the representation of African identity through the Western imagination. Spanning documentary, fashion and performance, Namsa Leuba creates a visual imaginary that explores the signs and symbols of her cultural heritage, from rituals and ceremonies to statuettes and masquerades. Whether executed on locati...

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Art Twenty One is a brand new space and platform dedicated to contemporary art in Lagos, Nigeria. Located at the Eko Hotel & Suites, the 600sqm space is intended to contribute to and to solidify the growing art scene in Lagos, as well as position this great city as a major force in the international art world. The aim of the art space is to present and pr...

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