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In this work, we can see four figures who are rendered in multiple, referred to as cloning in science fiction, which represents counterfeit bodies that seek to replace humans. The work reflects an industrial and technological obsession of a society compromising humans for the sake of the machine. However, this is true that human bodies inevitably become frail and often fail. As a precursor to failure, kneeling down, in most African practices is akin to respect, it is also a way of signifying hierarchy to higher divinity. The implication of writing down on the land points to ways of cultivating the land or of being cultivated by land seen in the work suggests that man, his technology, and the land he occupies are inseparable entities.
Acquired from Latitudes Online, Johannesburg, South Africa

29/05/2021 - 23/06/2021

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