Ndabuko makes a living from his home in Alexandra township, without any formal training and his sculptures find expression from plastic waste gathered from the streets – bottle tops, computer parts, timber and bones are given a second chance. Ndabuko is also an accomplished Maskandi musician with several albums to his name, in addition to being a traditional healer. His work is deeply personal, speaking to his calling and practice as a healer as well as to his roots in Zulu culture. In recent years, his work has taken him as far afield as New York for the Harlem Fine Arts Show, to London and to the Chicago Art Fair with a successful solo exhibition at Johannesburg’s Melrose Gallery.
By re-purposing what others choose to discard, Ndabuko is investing in the sustainability of the planet and conserving the environment for future generations...Click to find out more
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