Artist: Michele Silk
Title: Wessel I (2018)
Medium: Mixed Media and Collage on Fabriano (Unframed)
Size: 100 cm x 70 cm
- The cultural importance of a wessel ( pot ) is held in high esteem in African culture as it holds food , water and grain. It feeds and nurtures the family, as does a woman . Michele comments on the importance of women in our societies as the vessels that carry the future of our families and the human race . This is one of two paintings in the series .