THE LONG WAITOne of four unique NFT’s, created in collaboration with South African new media artists.
This NFT is a part of The Long Wait series of artworks by Faith, created on the streets of Joburg in 2012.
The images, of groups of men in various postures of waiting,
reference photographs from Alexia Webster’s photographic series, Waiting for Work.
The works imply different kinds of waiting particular to a contemporary South African context.
Faith says, ‘Miners are waiting for justice. Workers are waiting for a living wage. People are waiting for service delivery.
Refugees are waiting for assistance. Men are waiting for jobs. We are all waiting for an honest politician.’
The wall painting has been animated South African artist, Shannan Gia.