Circulars art

Year: 2019

Medium: transferred photograph on gypsum board

Size: 72 x 48 x 10 in.

Gift of the artist.

I NOMADIZED, THEREFORE I AM (II)

Anja Marais (South African , b.1974)

Part of the Recent Acquisition Highlights

Marais, i nomadized therefore i am. (ii), 2020-05

In her series Out of Sight/Out of Mind, Marais reconstructs portraits of Haitian immigrants in warped pictures, often portrayed with an object that represents their ancestors’ trade. The portraits recall the distorted view we have of immigration, and the fragmented lives that result from it.

About Anja Marais

Marais is a multi-disciplinary visual artist using history as a leitmotiv to question lineages of the transgenerational and the ecological.

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