ANIMAL FARMACY: NDEBELE STOOL

Made in collaboration with Elizabeth and Vincent Gwebu, bead workers originally from Mpumalanga, now living in Philippi, Cape Town. These stools are based on the materials, techniques and forms of traditional Ndeble dolls. Ndebele art speaks no longer just to the indigenous community, but now serves also as an aesthetic commodity, an economic “bridge to the 21(st) century” for South African Ndebele women artists and their families.

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Last edited by Guido J. van den Elshout on November 27, 2011 at 11:00 AM

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