allAfrica | The Journalist | Khehla Chepape Makgato:



Senzo Shabangu’s work confronts the problem of living. From his first solo exhibition titled ‘Naked Pressure’ to the latest ‘My World’ held at David Krut Projects last month, Shabangu uses his art to tackle the day-to-day struggles young people face; especially those who’ve migrated from remote areas to the cities.

Senzo Shabangu (source)

It’s become a well known South African tale- men who leave their homes behind in search of a better life. Shabangu’s work speaks to the harsh realities of migration, with his linocut prints reflecting his own hardhips, frustrations and joys. A prime example is his self-portraiture series titled ‘Self-Portraits’… Read more