Wangechi Mutu’s "Water Woman" (source)
relative of the manatee
Wangechi Mutu is a Kenyan born internationally renowned artist who has studied in both New York and Nairobi. She will speak about her work and developments in her art and how the events in her life have influenced and shaped her practice.
The Des Moines Art Center accessioned Mutu’s stunning black bronze “Water Woman” in 2017, a sculpture of a Nguva, a water-woman of East African folklore that blends human characteristics with those of the endangered Dugong, a relative of the manatee. The Art Center also featured two of Mutu’s films “Cutting,” 2004, as part of the exhibition Wanderlust: Actions, Traces, Journeys 1967 – 2017 and “The End of eating Everything,” 2013 as part of the Single-channel series Journey into Peripheral Worlds.
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