About this artwork
This work challenges the idealised portrait of industrialisation as a symbol of economic progress and prosperity in my country, Africa, which I perceive as a symbol of family displacement, struggle for environmental justice, and the exploitation of the dignity of labourer's identity.

Economic Power

Mthobisi Maphumulo
Durban, South Africa
Oil pastel on fabriano paper
152 x 174 x 152 cm
€8,640 incl. VAT
About this artwork
This work challenges the idealised portrait of industrialisation as a symbol of economic progress and prosperity in my country, Africa, which I perceive as a symbol of family displacement, struggle for environmental justice, and the exploitation of the dignity of labourer's identity.

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