Siwa Mgoboza is a global African artist who creates work across a wide variety of mediums, all towards an overarching view of ‘Africadia’. Through the use of materials such as shweshwe, Cape Town-based artist Siwa Mgoboza’s work merges textiles and photography to create vibrant, colourful, and near-overwhelming pieces of collage-work.
Person: Siwa Mgoboza
“Memory is tricky stuff. It is laced with duplicity and grandstanding, worse still treacly nostalgia and kitsch. But the past must not be forgotten.”
Siwa Mgoboza’s vibrant work explores the history of his clanfolk, amaHlubi, and envisions an African future that challenges societal norms.