FELA 2006

 

Published in Volume 9, June ’06 of the South African based magazine “Chimurenga” these drawings are influenced by two articles of interviews with the pioneer of Afrobeat and human rights activist, Fela Anikulapo Kuti.  “Fela Sleeping” depicts the hours of waiting experienced by many people who have traveled from far distances to meet and speak with the musician.

 

Fela Sleeping, charcoal and collage on paper, 14x11in., 2006

Fela Sleeping, charcoal and collage on paper, 14x11in., 2006

 

 

Cauldron, charcoal on paper, 14x11in., 2006

Cauldron, charcoal on paper, 14x11in., 2006

 

 

Cows, charcoal on paper, l4x11in., 2006

 Cows, charcoal on paper, 14x11in., 2006

 

 

Jesus, charcoal and collage on paper, 14x11in., 2006

Jesus, charcoal and collage on paper, 14x11in., 2006

 

 

Jesus 2, charcoal and collage on paper, 14x11in., 2006

Jesus 2, charcoal and collage on paper, 14x11in., 2006


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