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Zhi Zulu

ARTIST: Zhi Zulu 

ARTWORK TITLEAn Interaction with Culture
DATE2020
SITE: 
Jewel City, 254 Fox St, City and Suburban, Johannesburg

ARTIST STATEMENT:
"My work captures the life of African aesthetics and celebrates the diversity of our cultures and identities as Africans. The art highlights the pride of our people and documenting our history and heritage to preserve our way of being and where we come from.
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The concept of this artwork is to tell a story about a young girl who moves through the city and interacts with her culture. 

 

In her journey she finds various symbols that capture the essence of culture in that environment. She takes these with her and wears them with pride until finding her way back home. 
 

ARTWORK DESCRIPTION: Painted Mural as part of the Jewel City Mural Commissions. 
 

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS

Murals commissioned by Divercity Property Fund for Jewel City 
Paint sponsored by: Dulux

Mural Technical Drawings: Say Architecture

Installation: Zhi Zulu

Assisted by: Shadow, Nesty-King, Siza Francisco , Ipeleng Bambi Pasiya, Mmima Motsepe, Tanya Vermaak, Miriek Jansen van Rensberg, Kutloano Tshabalala, Jade Rawson, Ralarno Coutts and Tetteh Cudjoe

PLNTH acted as the precinct art consultant, project curator and all murals production manager.

DIGITAL DESIGN

DIGITAL DESIGN

INSTALLATION VIEW, IMAGE CREDIT: GEMMA GARMAN

INSTALLATION VIEW, IMAGE CREDIT: GEMMA GARMAN

INSTALLATION VIEW, IMAGE CREDIT: GEMMA GARMAN

INSTALLATION VIEW: ZHI ZULU, IMAGE CREDIT: GEMMA GARMAN

COMPLETED MURAL, IMAGE CREDIT: GEMMA GARMAN

COMPLETED MURAL, IMAGE CREDIT: GEMMA GARMAN

COMPLETED MURAL, IMAGE CREDIT: GEMMA GARMAN

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