Talking in her native Tshivenda language, Noria Mabasa recalled how she started her art as a sculptor in a rural village of Limpopo.
The book about the life of an 81-year-old sculptor was launched on Thursday, 1 August at Constitution Hill by the Department of Sports, Arts and Culture simultaneously with the activation of Women’s Month.
A thankful and honoured Mabaso uses dead wood and clay to create artworks.
She also uses her art to raise awareness about social issues in Africa, access to education and gender-based violence issues.
She recalled that most people couldn’t believe how her art started. “You won’t believe it at all, art is like dust, you need a keen eye to appreciate its value,” she said...Click to continue reading
Author: Phathu Luvhengo
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