Nexus Architecture - Johannesburg Biennale

Date: 1997
Ref: 0302
Materials: Dutch wax printed cotton, kanga, zippers
Dimensions: 170 x 100cm. 1 of 16 original works labeled and signed by the artists
Catalogued: pp42-45 Process of Transformation, Editions Jean Michel Place 1996; pp76-19 Lucy Orta, Phaidon Press London 2005; p102 Lucy + Jorge Orta: Pattern Book, Black Dog London 2009;
Exhibition history: 1997 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, South Africa; 2008 MMKA Arnhem, Holland; 2009 Plymouth Arts Centre, UK; 2012 MMKA Arnhem, Holland
Courtesy: Private Collection, UK / Motive Gallery, Amsterdam

Nexus suits created together with migrant labourers from the Usindiso shelter in Johannesburg for the 2nd Johannesburg Biennale, during a workshop installed in the historic Worker's Library, adjacent to the Electricty Factory exhibition hall.

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