Stolen Treasures so Carefully Collected
DECONSTRUCTION OF VALUE FAITH XLVII’s Deconstruction of Value series involves the labour intensive process of piecing apart and reassembling a variety of monetary notes from across the globe. The intricately hands-on tapestries speak with tone and texture the accepted forms of value and exchange. Reducing the assumption of wealth and power to the rich symbolism […]
Umbra Viventis Lucis Umbra Viventis Lucis [The reflection of the living light] is a series of works constructed from found paper. A form of sun worship. As an ode to, and representation of the sun. The radiant circular form has been construed from worn notes found on the streets, scraps of shopping lists, pieces of […]
Universal Studios, Los Angeles, 2019 In January, 2019, commissioned by Universal Studios, Faith installed an intricate deconstruction. Focusing on the legacy of the last century of Universal Studio’s incredible Film Poster Archive. The works were installed in the Universal head office in Los Angeles..
The Art of Loving Woman I, II, III The Art of Loving Woman are three beautifully constructed mosaics deconstructed from 70’s Lesbian imagery to portray a myriad of colors and fragmented imagery. Faith’s exploration into the sensual is explorative and suggests a reclaimation of the female sexual identity. Viewed from within our own experience and […]
Chaos Theory FAITH XLVII’s Chaos Theory series involves the labour intensive process of piecing apart, and reassembling world maps and atlases. The intricately hand sewn tapestries speak with tone and texture of the accepted forms of borders and geographical boundaries, creating an all-embracing visual that speaks to notions of migration, land ownership and place.
21.10.2015, Cape Town & Munich, 2016-2017 This collaboration between Faith XLVII and Imraan Christian, 21.10.2015 is a series of three works, first exhibited at Everard Read gallery in Cape Town. One of the images was installed as a public artwork as part of the Hiervandaan/From Here On/Ndisuka outdoor exhibition by the Stellenbosch Outdoor Sculpture Trust […]