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Sarah Baartman sculptor speaks out against art censorship

GroundUp | Natalie Pertsovsky

Artist Willie Bester, whose sculpture of Sarah Baartman in the University of Cape Town (UCT) library has been covered up, spoke to GROUNDUP. “I was trying to understand my own suffering,” he told Natalie Pertsovsky.

A flying car, metallic propellers suspended from lacquered pipes, and a rusting “BP super 93” petrol pump are only a few of the numerous art installations that greet visitors when they arrive at Willie Bester’s home, though “home” doesn’t do it justice… read more

Image: Willie Bester stands in front of his house. Photo by Ashraf Hendricks

2018-10-23T19:38:07+00:00