Soweto township in Johannesburg in South Africa.  People doing errands, lining in grocery stores, buying fruits and vegetables, liquor stores, butchery, bakery, supermarket, salon
Soweto township in Johannesburg in South Africa.  People doing errands, lining in grocery stores, buying fruits and vegetables, liquor stores, butchery, bakery, supermarket, salon
Soweto township in Johannesburg in South Africa.  People doing errands, lining in grocery stores, buying fruits and vegetables, liquor stores, butchery, bakery, supermarket, salon
Soweto township in Johannesburg in South Africa.  People doing errands, lining in grocery stores, buying fruits and vegetables, liquor stores, butchery, bakery, supermarket, salon
Soweto township in Johannesburg in South Africa.  People doing errands, lining in grocery stores, buying fruits and vegetables, liquor stores, butchery, bakery, supermarket, salon
Soweto township in Johannesburg in South Africa.  People doing errands, lining in grocery stores, buying fruits and vegetables, liquor stores, butchery, bakery, supermarket, salon
Soweto township in Johannesburg in South Africa.  People doing errands, lining in grocery stores, buying fruits and vegetables, liquor stores, butchery, bakery, supermarket, salon
Soweto township in Johannesburg in South Africa.  People doing errands, lining in grocery stores, buying fruits and vegetables, liquor stores, butchery, bakery, supermarket, salon

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My work is only inspired by local scenes from from Soweto, South Africa, which has a rich history of migrant labour. I use a lot of colour because I believe colour is like a spice of life.

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Technique Dimensions
Mixed media on canvas 31'' H, 31’’ W
Framing From
Gallery Wrap Soweto, South Africa

New week new work straight from the gutter
which clever black wants to perish in the ghetto without butter
electricity is a pipe dream
dirty sewage runs the stream
crime & drug abuse compete for hopeless victims enriching kingpins
the ruling elite selling us hopeless lies in exchange of votes
which clever black wants to perish in the ghetto
only dum witted half baked desperately poor deserve the ghetto
even our so called politicians who claim to serve us
abandoned us to live in lily white leafy surbubs
under jacaranda trees
only us downtrodden deserve the ghetto

 

By Splash Motong

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